Duterte Admin eyes isolation of Drug lords on "Prison Island" - Must Read This!!
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II is “seriously considering” the transfer of two high-profile drug lords at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) to a prison island.
Aguirre was referring to convicted drug lords Peter Co and Herbert Colangco who were among the top tier drug lords named by President Rodrigo Duterte.
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Co and Colangco are high profile inmates inside the national penitentiary in Muntinlupa City. They also belong to the so-called Bilibid 19, a group of drug convicts living a luxurious lifestyle inside the NBP.
“In the long run, we are also contemplating of even transferring them to Caballo island or to an island in Palawan,” Aguirre told reporters in a press briefing at Malacañang on Thursday.