New Bilibid Prison in the Philippines. Photo: Robert NgNew Bilibid Prison in the Philippines. Photo: Robert Ng
New Bilibid Prison in the Philippines. Photo: Robert Ng

Doubts over Philippine drug lords’ deaths from coronavirus while in prison fuel calls for investigation

  • Senate president wants a probe into the deaths of high-profile prisoners including Jaybee Sebastian, a witness against opposition leader Leila De Lima
  • Bodies were cremated without autopsies, fuelling rumours the dead men may have been ‘resurrected’ in the outside world with new identities
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
New Bilibid Prison in the Philippines. Photo: Robert NgNew Bilibid Prison in the Philippines. Photo: Robert Ng
New Bilibid Prison in the Philippines. Photo: Robert Ng
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