Mayor Garcia opens expanded Dinalupihan Municipal Jail
Dinalupihan Mayor Angela Garcia on Monday (June 5) led the inauguration of the newly renovated Dinalupihan Municipal Jail.
The Dinalupihan Municipal previously only had a 40-inmate capacity.
It also had no area for exercise or a place for the inmates to catch some sunshine.
But after the renovation the Dinalupihan Municipal Jail can now house more than 160 inmates.
The Bataan politiko said overcongestion had many relatives of the inmates requesting for their loved ones to be transferred to the Bataan District Jail.
“We decided to renovate and expand this jail temporarily while we are on the planning stage in building a permanent jail facilities here,” Garcia said.
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