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Lahore: Human Rights Minister comes by Central Jail, 32 jailbirds set free this Christmas


Federal Minister for Human Rights Kamran Michael visits Lahore’s Central Jail at Rakh Chandra (Kot Lakhpat). During his visit he met with the prisoners and the jail administration and inspected the facilities available for the Central Jail’s dwellers. Furthermore, the Minister visited various parts of the Central Jail and monitored the activities within.

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Federal Minister Kamran Michael’s visit to the Central Jail was prettified by release of 32 jailbirds on the occasion of Christmas. In this regard, Lahore’s District and Session Judge had issued orders of release of 32 prisoners in connection with the auspicious occasion of Christmas.

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During the visit Federal Minister praised fail-safe security provisions at the jail and appreciated the efforts of the administration to keep the jail spick and span. At this occasion Superintendent Kot Lakhpat Jail Lahore Chaudhry Ijaz Asghar, Deputy Superintendent Zaheer Ahmad and other police officials were also present.

During his meeting with the prisoners, Kamran M. heard the problems faced by the prisoners and pledged to look into their issues. He visited the barracks and kitchen and asked prisoners about the quality of the food offered to them. He was informed by the inmates that the jail administration is serving them high quality food and that special arrangements were made for hygiene and sanitation.

Federal Minister praised and encouraged the Jail Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent and others handed them certificates of appreciation on behalf of the Ministry of Human Rights. The jail administration presented a souvenir shield to the Federal Minister appreciating his endeavors to uphold the human rights and curb rights abuses in the country. Superintendent Kot Lakhpat Jail Chaudhry Ijaz Asghar presented the shield to Federal Minister for Human Rights.