1 killed, 2 injured in prison riot

 Killed was Jessie Vicente, 29, a resident of  Magpet, North Cotabato who had been concvicted for muder.

Injured were Ramen Carera, 32, of M’lang, and Renato Madrigal, 41, of Kidapawan City. 

Red Marasigan, deputy provincial warden of the North Cotabato Rehabilitation Center in Barangay Amas, said the riot started in Cell 6 of the provincial jailr where 68 inmates are held. 

Recovered from the prisoners was an improvised knife made from a spoon receptacle. Seized from the inmates were sharpened iron nails and a small saw used in their handicraft work. 

Marasigan said investigation is still going on on the riot. Ten months ago, on February 2, some 20 armed men raided the provincial jail and set free 44 prisoners, most of them convicted for murder. (MindaNews).