Over 88,650 inmates in Pakistan’s 116 jails, says report

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Ombudsman Secretariat has revealed that currently there are 88,687 prisoners in 116 jails of the country against a sanctioned capacity of 65,168 inmates. In the 10th quarterly report on the progress of implementation in improving conditions in jails, the Ombudsman Secretariat said 1,399 female and 1,430 juvenile prisoners were also languishing in the country’s jails. Ejaz Ahmed Khan, the secretary in Wafaqi … Continue reading Over 88,650 inmates in Pakistan’s 116 jails, says report