Guevarra sees no need for Senate probe over Bilibid deaths: Kaya na namin ‘yan!
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has assured that he will look into the deaths of persons deprived of liberty (PDL) at the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City.
Guevarra made the assurance in response to the call of detained Sen. Leila De Lima for the conduct of a Senate probe over the deaths.
“Hindi na kailangan ng Senate inquiry for that,” Guevarra said.
“We can do that on our own,” he pointed out.
Guevarra reminded that the BuCor is an agency attached under the DOJ.
De Lima cited BuCor reports that just last October there were 29 PDLs who have died during a 17-day span.