LHC orders release of 85 convicts

LAHORE: Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik and Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah of Lahore High Court on Sunday ordered the release of 85 convicts involved in petty offenses on the eve of Eid Ul Azha.

The judges during their visits to Central Jail Kotlakhpat,Camp Jail Lahore and District Jail Sheikhupura held summary trial at the jail premises and bailed them out.

A total of 57 convicts of Sheikhpura District Jail, 17 Camp Jail and 11 in Central Jail, Kotlakpat Jail benefited.

Earlier, the judges inspected the kitchens,hospitals and listened to the prisoners problems.

IG Prions Punjab Mian Farooq Nazeer,DIG,Lahore Range,Mubashar Ahmad Khan,District and Sessions Judge,Lahore Tariq Malik,Judicial Magistrate Naeem Anwar Chaudhary,Senior Superintendents of Central Jail,Asad Javed Warraich and Camp Jail,Shahram Tauqir Khan were also present on the occasion.

Source: APP