Inmate stabs NBP jail officer

September 12, 2019

A PRISON guard was stabbed by an inmate yesterday morning in the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) in Muntinlupa City.

Justice Undersecretary and concurrent spokesperson Markk Perete identified the victim as Prison Officer Edgardo Ferrer. The victim sustained a stab wound in the lower abdomen.

Reports said Ferrer was stabbed at around 8:40 a.m. by an inmate suffering from schizophrenia.

The Muntinlupa City Police is now conducting an investigation to determine the motive of the suspect inmate.

The incident transpired while the fiasco over the Good Time Conduct Allowance (GCTA) was hogging the headlines.