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Sotto to PNP: Allow De Lima to hold committee hearings in jail

Jul 06, 2018 - 10:47 AM

(UPDATED) 'As the Senate President, I am giving Senator De Lima full authority to discharge her duties as chair of the committee,' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III in a letter to PNP chief Oscar Albayalde

VISIT. Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Senator Leila de Lima inside the PNP Custodial Center, where De Lima is detained. Photo from the Office of the Senate President

Bong Revilla's phone confiscated after jail anniversary selfie

Jun 22, 2018 - 3:52 PM

The actor-turned-politician-turned-detainee had earlier posted on Facebook a selfie that was apparently taken inside the high-security detention facility

SELFIE. Detained former senator Bong Revilla takes a selfie inside his detention facility in Camp Crame on June 21, 2018, to mark his 4th year in the Philippine National Police Custodial Center. Photo from Bong Revilla's Facebook account

Wally Sombero: 'I think I'm safe with police'

Apr 11, 2018 - 12:14 PM

Is retired police colonel and alleged Jack Lam middleman Wenceslao 'Wally' Sombero batting for detention inside Camp Crame?

FORMER COP. Wally Sombero voluntary surrenders to incoming PNP chief Oscar Agbayalde and CIDG chief Roel Obusan at Camp Crame on Wednesday, April 11. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

De Lima: One year of living and surviving in jail

Feb 20, 2018 - 10:16 AM

A year on, President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critic has learned to live the life she said she does not deserve – with the help of her family, friends, and cats

FIRST YEAR IN JAIL. Senator Leila de Lima has learned to live with life she says she does not deserve, after being imprisoned for alleged drug trafficking charges.

Fans, friends celebrate 'freedom' of Jinggoy Estrada

Sep 16, 2017 - 1:18 PM

Supporters celebrate the temporary freedom of former senator Jinggoy Estrada

De Lima thankful, emotional on 1st birthday in jail: 'No regrets'

Aug 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Family, friends, and political allies of detained Senator Leila de Lima join her as she celebrates her 58th birthday in Camp Crame

VISITORS. Family and friends join Senator Leila de Lima as she celebrated her 58th birthday in jail on Sunday, August 27. Rappler photo

House opposition backs De Lima's request to join Senate debates

May 22, 2017 - 4:20 PM

The 7 members of the House opposition bloc go to Camp Crame to visit detained Senator Leila de Lima who is in high spirits

MAGNIFICENT 7. Representatives Emmanuel Billiones, Tom Villarin, Raul Daza, Edcel Lagman, Teddy Baguilat Jr, and Gary Alejano pose for photographers outside the PNP Custodial Center after their visit to detained Senator Leila de Lima on May 22. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

LOOK: De Lima’s favorite dog Coco visits her in Crame

Mar 04, 2017 - 7:08 PM

The 6 year old Japanese Spitz follows the senator wherever she goes except when he sees a stray cat at the custodial center while looking around

De Lima 'in good spirits' at Camp Crame detention

Feb 25, 2017 - 9:28 PM

In her first 24 hours in detention the senator receives visitors and supporters and has ginisang munggo and fried fish for lunch says her chief media officer

DE LIMA'S DETENTION FACILITY. The PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame in Quezon City. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

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Feb 24, 2017 - 8:58 PM

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De Lima to bring own food, water to Crame jail – lawyer

Feb 24, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III also expresses concern over the security of his former justice chief who is now detained in Camp Crame

DE LIMA'S DETENTION FACILITY. The PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame in Quezon City. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

De Lima allowed to choose between cells of Enrile, Tiamzons – PNP

Feb 24, 2017 - 4:05 PM

Senator Leila de Lima s cell – which used to be occupied by either former senator Juan Ponce Enrile or the Tiamzon couple – has a fan a bed and a bathroom says her lawyer

DETENTION CELL. Senator Leila de Lima is detained at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

De Lima detained in Camp Crame

Feb 24, 2017 - 1:21 PM

Senator Leila de Lima will have officers from the Senate Office of the Sergeant at Arms with her at the PNP Custodial Center says Senator Francis Pangilinan

DEFIANT. Senator Leila de Lima waves to supporters before heading to her detention cell in Camp Crame on February 24, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

De Lima to join Revilla, Estrada in Crame jail

Feb 24, 2017 - 8:51 AM

UPDATED Senator De Lima appears before a Muntinlupa judge shortly past 11 am and is now on her way back to Camp Crame

PNP to court: Revilla complained of headache to visit Enrile

Mar 30, 2015 - 7:06 PM

The Philippine National Police submits to the Sandiganbayan its report on the unauthorized visit of Senator Ramon Revilla Jr to his fellow detainee on Senator Enrile s birthday

‘VIOLATIONS.’ Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II shows a diagram of the movement of Senators Bong Revilla and Juan Ponce Enrile at a news briefing in Camp Crame on February 26, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Enrile's health improves, rejects house arrest calls

Mar 05, 2015 - 10:41 AM

Senator Juan Ponce Enrile is getting better and may be discharged from the Makati Medical Center in a week says his son former Cagayan representative Jack Enrile

GETTING BETTER. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile is expected to be discharged from the Makati Medical Center, where he is under treatment for pneumonia, in a week. File photo by  Joel Leporada/Rappler

Binay: Allow house arrest for Enrile, Arroyo

Feb 28, 2015 - 4:02 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay says his ally Senator Juan Ponce Enrile and former president Gloria Arroyo should be granted house arrest for their frail health

AILING. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile waves to the crowd as he surrenders to the police on July 4, 2014, after the anti-graft court ordered his arrest for plunder and graft charges over the pork barrel scam. File photo by Rappler

Court orders Masbate gov detention in BJMP facility

Feb 20, 2015 - 1:03 PM

UPDATED Former Masbate representative now Governor Rizalina Seachon Lanete who faces plunder and graft raps over the pork barrel scam will be detained in the same facility as alleged scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles

PLUNDER RAPS. Former Masbate representative now Governor Rizalina Seachon-Lanete is escorted by family members at the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan on February 20, 2015. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Tug of war over Jinggoy Estrada’s 'special' jail

Nov 18, 2014 - 9:06 AM

Will the Sandiganbayan change its mind and agree to move the senator to Camp Bagong Diwa?

Sandiganbayan pool file photo

Court denies motion to move Bong Revilla to regular jail

Sep 04, 2014 - 2:41 PM

The Sandiganbayan s First Division says the senator may be moved to another detention facility at any time once state prosecutors provide cogent and substantive justifications for it

Estrada assails jail transfer, cites public stature

Jul 30, 2014 - 3:39 PM

The senator argues against the prosecution s move to have him transferred to Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig saying it was the anti graft court which decided he should be in Camp Crame


Prosecutors hit Gigi Reyes' doc for hospital transfer

Jul 18, 2014 - 5:02 PM

Prosecutors ask the court to require Dr Anthony Lontoc to explain in writing why he should not be cited for contempt

ARRAIGNMENT. Gigi Reyes appears at the Sandiganbayan for her arraignment Friday, July 18. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Custodial center not for accused in 'pork' scam?

Jul 08, 2014 - 7:51 PM

Jail warden Elena Rocamora hints to the court that the accused in the pork barrel scam should be detained in jails instead of the PNP custodial center

CUSTODIAL CENTER. The PNP custodial center is where the 3 senators accused of plunder are presently detained.

PNP Custodial Center ready for Gigi Reyes

Jul 07, 2014 - 6:38 PM

The plan for Reyes has always been to put her in one of the female wards says the PNP spokesman but the anti graft court has yet to issue a commitment order for her

SURRENDER. Gigi Reyes at the Sandiganbayan on the day of the surrender. File photo by Sandiganbayan pool

Gigi Reyes seeks transfer to Camp Crame

Jul 07, 2014 - 2:32 PM

Gigi Reyes former chief of staff of detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile asks the court to detain her at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame

Rappler Newscast | July 3, 2014

Jul 03, 2014 - 8:52 PM

Heads roll for Jinggoy’s jail party Former President Gloria Arroyo pleads for bail Smear campaigns escalate as election day nears for Indonesia

PNP Custodial Center chief sacked for 'special treatment' of senators

Jul 03, 2014 - 12:57 PM

Custodial center chief Superintendent Mario Malana is relieved after Senators Bong Revilla and Jinggoy Estrada are allowed to receive visitors beyond the allowed hours

VIOLATIONS. The PNP Custodial Center head is sacked after reports that visitors of Senators Bong Revilla and Jinggoy Estrada were allowed to stay beyond set visiting hours. File photo by Rappler

PNP extends visiting hours for Revilla, Estrada

Jul 01, 2014 - 9:37 PM

The two senators and other detainees at the PNP Custodial Center will be able to receive visitors 6 out of 7 days in the week

READY. The PNP Custodial Center can accommodate up to 130 detainees at a time. File photo by Rappler

Rappler Newscast | June 30, 2014

Jun 30, 2014 - 9:38 PM

Court enters not guilty plea for Estrada Will SC dismiss anti graft court justice Gregory Ong? Terrorist group ISIS declares a caliphate in Syria and Iraq

Court enters 'not guilty' plea for Estrada

Jun 30, 2014 - 7:42 AM

6th UPDATE Senator Jinggoy Estrada refuses to enter a plea while Janet Lim Napoles pleads not guilty before the anti graft court Sandiganbayan

ESTRADA. Sen Jinggoy Estrada enters Sandiganbayan 5th division court room.

Rappler Newscast | June 20, 2014

Jun 20, 2014 - 8:19 PM

Senator Revilla is now in jail The Sandiganbayan grants the Napoles children bail Google takes down a blog targeting Filipinos in Singapore

Revilla detained at Camp Crame custodial center

Jun 20, 2014 - 1:11 PM

7th UPDATE Senator Revilla is the first lawmaker to be detained in the wake of the pork barrel scam


Bong Revilla now in gov't custody

Jun 20, 2014 - 11:19 AM

Senator Bong Revilla and members of his family arrive at the Sandiganbayan before 11 am on June 20 heeding a warrant for his arrest issued by the antigraft court s 1st Division

Palace: Crame renovation part of PNP budget

Jun 17, 2014 - 3:51 PM

Malacañang says the renovations have been in the Philippine National Police work program prior to the filing of criminal charges against those implicated in the pork barrel scam

RENOVATED. One of the rooms inside the PNP Custodial Center which may house one of the 3 senators accused in the pork barrel scam. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Crame or regular jail? Jinggoy ready for both

Jun 16, 2014 - 8:23 PM

But the senator who faces the non bailable charge of plunder won t go down without a fight He says his camp will file a motion for bail

WORK CONTINUES. Welders continue to work outside the possible quarters of the accused in the pork barrel scam. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Senators' detention center in Camp Crame

Jun 16, 2014 - 5:17 PM

The special jail awaiting 3 senators and others charged for plundering their pork barrel is not exactly the most welcoming and comfortable of places

GUARDED. A policeman patrols the perimeter of the area where the 3 senators accused in the pork barrel scam may be detained. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Roxas: PNP won't ‘humiliate’ solons in plunder case

Jun 13, 2014 - 7:15 PM

The DILG secretary – and Liberal Party president on leave – says the PNP will act and perform professionally in arresting and detaining the 3 opposition senators charged in the pork barrel scam

ALL'S FAIR. DILG Secretary and Liberal Party president-on-leave Mar Roxas says the PNP will be

From posh villages to a cell in Camp Crame

Jun 13, 2014 - 9:00 AM

What awaits Senators Enrile Revilla and Estrada at their possible detention center in Camp Crame?