Senate minority slams hidden jail cell, calls for investigation - BusinessWorld Online Edition

SENATE MINORITY Leader Franklin M. Drilon on Sunday called on authorities to investigate and prosecute the policemen who were behind the secret prison cell discovered last week by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in a police station in Tondo, ...

Drilon to PNP: Prosecute, not defend, cops involved in secret jails - Manila Bulletin

Senate minority leader Franklin Drilon urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) leadership to prosecute rather than defend policemen behind the secret jail found inside a police station in Tondo, Manila. Drilon said police impunity and excesses in ...

The Latest: Philippines investigates secret police jail - New Jersey Herald

Philippine police are investigating a station chief after the country's Commission on Human Rights discovered a secret jail cell inside the station where a dozen detainees complained they were being held for extortion. The commission's representatives ...

Jail in Philippine police station linked to drug war abuse - New Jersey Herald

In this Thursday, April 27, 2017 photo, detainees crouch on the floor inside a secret jail after being discovered by the Commission on Human Rights at Police Station 1 at Tondo district in Manila, Philippines. Philippine police relieved a station chief ...

Secret jail in Philippine station linked to drug war abuse - AppsforPCdaily

Members of the government's human rights commission, accompanied by journalists, found the men and women in a surprise visit to the station in the heart of Manila's slum area last evening. The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) discovered a dozen men ...

Police chief supports 'secret cell' detention - Gulf Times

The Philippines' police chief has defended the detention of a dozen people inside a closet-sized secret cell in a case that raised further alarm about abuses under President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs. The government's human rights ...

Philippines investigates secret police jail - Alive For Football

On Thursday, a Commission of Human Rights (CHR) team found around 12 men and women locked up inside a "secret jail" hidden behind a bookshelf inside Police Station 1 in Tondo, Manila. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during a late night ...

Bato backs detention in manila's 'secret cell' - The Manila Times

THE chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) has defended the detention of a dozen people inside a closet-sized “secret cell” in a case that raised further alarm about abuses under President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs. The Commission on ...

'Secret cell' eases jail, says top cop - The Standard

Philippine National Police chief Dir. Gen. Ronald dela Rosa has defended the detention of a dozen people inside a closet-sized secret cell at the Manila Police District Station 1 in Tondo in a case that raised further alarm about abuses under President ...

Release detainees in secret Tondo jail, cops urged - Philippine Star

This photo taken April 27, 2017 shows people allegedly kept inside a hidden room at the Drug Enforcement Unit of the Manila Police Department's Police Station 1 in the Tondo area of Manila. Human rights workers found a dozen people on April 27 stuffed ...

police 'keep people hidden in secret cell' - BusinessGhana

At least 11 people have been found in a tiny dark room hidden behind a bookcase in a Philippine police station. The captives were discovered during a raid by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), following a tip-off. The undocumented prisoners said ...

'Secret' Jail Cell In Manila Discovered, Police Asked Stunned CHR Reps Silly Questions - The Inquisitr

“Aren't you happy that the 12 of them are all alive?” asked MPD Station 1 Commander Robert Domingo to the Commission on Human Rights representatives after the discovery of secret jail cell situated behind a bookshelf in Tondo, Manila, on Thursday night.

Human Rights Watch urges PH gov't to release 'secret jail' detainees - Rappler

'SECRET JAIL.' The Human Rights Watch urges the Philippine government to immediately release detainees found in a 'secret jail' in Police Station 1 in Tondo, Manila. File photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – International watchdog ...

Pres. Duterte vows to look into Manila police station's 'secret jail' - Philippine Canadian Inquirer

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday vowed to look into the secret jail discovered inside a police station in Tondo, Manila. (Photo: Rodrigo Duterte “Disisais”/Facebook). MANILA—President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday vowed to look into the secret jail ...

Human Rights Watch urges gov't to shutter 'secret jails' - ABS-CBN News

Acting on a tip, the Commission on Human Rights finds several people kept in a hidden jail cell at Manila Police District Station 1 in Tondo. They said they underwent torture and were being forced to pay P40,000 to P200,000 before they will be released.

Roque calls for inquiry into MPD Station 1's 'hidden cell' - Philippine Canadian Inquirer

Kabayan Partylist Rep. Harry Roque on Friday called for a congressional investigation into the illegal detention of about a dozen drug suspects in a secret jail cell behind a bookshelf at the Manila Police District (MPD) Station 1 in Tondo, Manila ...

Philippines' Duterte to Look Into Illegal Detentions in 'Secret Cell' - Jakarta Globe

Manila. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday (28/04) he will look into the illegal detention of drug suspects at a secret cell in a Manila police station that has raised new questions about police conduct in his war on drugs. The ...

Philippines: Release and Protect “Secret Jail” Detainees - Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The Philippine government should immediately release the alleged drug suspects unlawfully detained in a Manila police station “secret jail,” and ensure their protection after release, Human Right Watch said today. The official Commission ...

'Hidden cell' found in Manila Police District station - Pinoy

By Rey Galupo/The Philippine Star – More than a dozen detainees were found in a nearly airless cell hidden behind a shelf at the Manila Police District (MPD) Station 1 yesterday. Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and MPD officials clashed over the ...

Filipino detainees kept in 'secret cell' - Deccan Chronicle

The rights workers then found a hidden door behind a bookshelf, leading to the cell. People inside a hidden room at Manila police Drug Enforcement Unit. A dozen people have been found stuffed inside a closet-sized cell hidden behind a book shelf in a ...