Tag Archives: Jails

Jails overcapacity by 22,000 prisoners: report

ISLAMABAD: Nearly 80, 000 prisoners are languishing in almost a hundred jails across the country, having a capacity to accommodate only 56,353 inmates, says a report submitted by the Federal Ombudsman before

Govt transforming prisons into reformation centres: minister

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Prisons Malik Ahmed Yar Hinjra on Tuesday said that jail reforms initiated by the Punjab government had given positive results and the prisons had been transformed into reformation centres.