BuCor chief’s call to go on leave pending PDL deaths probe: DOJ

MANILA – Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Thursday said it will be up to Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Gerald Bantag whether or not to go on leave following the controversy over the deaths of high-profile persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City. In a statement, Guevarra …