Sablayan Prison and Penal Farm

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Sablayan Prison and Penal Farm

The Sablayan Prison and Penal Farm is situated in Occidental Mindoro, Philippines. By the virtue of Presidential Proclamation no. 72, it was established on September 26, 1954.

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Sprawled on a 16, 190-hectare land area, the Sablayan Prison and Penal Farm is one of the prisons nearer to Metro Manila.

According to records and file, the Sablayan prison first housed colonists, employees and prisoners on January 15, 1955. Since its establishment, the prison is continuously improved through construction of several buildings, including dormitories, employee's quarter, guardhouse, schoolhouse, chapel, recreation hall and post exchange.


The Sablayan Prison and Penal Farm is also where prisoners from New Bilibid Prison are brought for decongestion purposes. It follows the same colony standards as other penal farms.


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