Pakistan: Security of Punjab jails put on high alert
Islamabad: The Inspector General of Prison, Punjab has directed authorities to put security jails across Punjab on high alert.
Three Afghanistan nationals died in Pakistani prisons in recent months: Reports
Kabul: The Afghanistan Consulate in Karachi has said over 1,000 Afghan refugees, including women and children, are currently present in prisons in Pakistan.
Poor conditions rife in Pakistani women’s prisons: Human Rights Watch
Islamabad: Pakistan’s Human Rights Ministry has issued a report that says women in prison face poor conditions and receive inadequate medical care, Human Rights Watch has said.
Prisoners protest over Pakistan's jail COVID-19 infections
Islamabad/Xinhua: Prisoners in Pakistan's south Sindh province lodged a protest and held four policemen hostage after their seven inmates were tested positive of COVID-19, local media reported on Tuesday.
Pakistan: Punjab to let go 20,000 prisoners amid COVID 19 scare
Islamabad/IBNS: Amid Covid 19 spread fear, authorities in Pakistan's Punjab region has decided to let go almost 20,000 of its 46,000 prisoners, media reports said.