Over 14,000 PDLs get their gang tattoos eliminated
There are actually over 14,000 individuals disadvantaged of liberty (PDLs) who had their gang tattoos eliminated in prisons underneath the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).
“As of immediately, 14,437 PDLs have participated within the removing of gang tattoos and NBP (New Bilibid Jail) Most Safety Compound is already a gang-free jail facility,” the BuCor stated in a press release on Thursday.
The BuCor stated the removing of gang tattoos of inmates continues underneath its Oplan Tatak Bura.
“The BuCor administration, underneath the supervision of Usec. Gerald Q. Bantag, actively helps and assists incarcerated individuals craving to be reintegrated into society after serving their sentences,” the Bucor stated.
“The removing of seen gang-related tattoos might enhance the PDL’s probability to return to society and open alternatives to free himself of the stigma of imprisonment,” it added.
On Jan. 2, the BuCor stated there have been 99 PDLs in BuCor amenities nationwide who participated in Oplan Tatak Bura.
They embrace PDLs from the NBP’s Safety Housing Unit (SHU) which holds many high-profile inmates together with drug lords.
BuCor’s Oplan Tatak Bura was prompted by the 2 gang riots that erupted on the NBP’s Most Safety Compound on Oct. 9 and Nov. 9 final yr.
There have been 9 inmates who died and 7 others who had been wounded in the course of the riot on Oct. 9 whereas 4 PDLs had been killed and 62 others wounded in the course of the riot on Nov. 9.
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