Ursicio Cenas is escorted to detention after he and two other Corrections officials were cited for contempt in a Senate probe. Photo: AP

Philippine prison officials jailed for giving evasive answers as senators investigate early-release scandal

  • A Senate hearing to investigate the release of many powerful, wealthy prisoners has been ongoing
  • Senators became enraged after the three officials could not give satisfactory answers to questions about corruption in New Bilibid Prison
Topic |   The Philippines

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Ursicio Cenas is escorted to detention after he and two other Corrections officials were cited for contempt in a Senate probe. Photo: AP
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