DOJ: 2,009 GCTA-freed prisoners have surrendered

MANILA, Philippines -- At least 2,009 prisoners who were freed under the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) have already surrendered to authorities as of Friday morning, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said.   According to Undersecretary Markk Perete, 1,773 of the prisoners are under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), while 236 are with the Philippine National Police (PNP).   This number exceeds the count of heinous crime convicts asked to surrender by President Rodrigo Duterte --- 1,914 inmates, according to BuCor --- which means that some of those who surrendered may have not been convicted of heinous crimes like rape, murder, parricide, kidnap...Keep on reading: DOJ: 2,009 GCTA-freed prisoners have surrendered

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