CJ Peshawar High Court visits District Jail Kohat

Chief Justice Peshawar High Court Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan along with acting District and Sessions Judge, Judicial Magistrate Kohat and Secretary to Chief Justice, made a surprise visit to District Jail Kohat to hear and redress the grievances of the prisoners on spot.

Chief Justice issued directions for the disposal of cases of 28-under trial prisoners and the respective Judicial Officer on spot heard and disposed of the cases of the said prisoners who shall be released, accordingly. He also directed for quick disposal of all the pending cases of prisoners.

The Chief Justice also visited Barracks, hospital and kitchen in District Jail Kohat and heard complaints of prisoners. He issued directions to all the concerned to provide all the standard facilities and services to the prisoners.

He expressed concern and took serious notice of the quality of food being provided to the prisoners with reference to the conditions of the kitchen. He also directed to provide humane living conditions to all the prisoners to protect them against all the hazards.

Chief Justice also visited District Bar Kohat and addressed the lawyers. His lordship visited the court premises to inspect the facilities available to the lawyers community.