INMATE ESCAPE ATTEMPT HEIGHTENS THE JAIL WEAK POINTS INSPECTION IN BUTUAN CITY JAIL
Updated: Jan 31, 2020
BUTUAN CITY – Jerome, an inmate, obtained gunshot wounds after attempting to escape from Butuan City Jail on the 11th of January this year.
Following the incident, the agency is identifying the weak points inside and in the surrounding area to tighten the security.
“Ang nahitabo….mas nalamdagan mi unsa among weak points so lesson learned na i-improve among facility.,” J/CPT. Diovin Auza, city jail warden said.
(Because of what happened, we realized the weak points in our jail facilities that we need to improve.)
The said agency is also planning to advance its facilities by installing cyclone wire and other safety equipment.
“…Ang atong perimeter fence dapat pa i-improve like butangan pa ug cyclone wire or dapat butangan na siya ug watch tower. So kana i-propose pa namo na Sir sa regional office namo for funding,” the warden stated.
(The perimeter fence should be improved by putting cyclone wire or watchtower that we still need to propose to the regional office for funding.)
J/CPT. Auza reassures that they will remain alert in guarding the jail while necessary system is not yet in place.