Punjab Home Department transfers jail officers

Notification issued

Saturday, July 11th: According to the report of Baghi TV, the Punjab Home Department transferred the jail officers.

The Punjab Government has transferred Adiala Superintendent Saqib Nazir Chaudhry and appointed Muhammad Asghar as Superintendent of Adiala Jail in his place.

Earlier, a high level meeting was held under the chairmanship of IG Prisons Punjab Mirza Shahid Saleem Baig in the office of DIG Jails Lahore Region Malik Mubashir Ahmad Khan in which superintendents of all jails of Lahore Region participated. The meeting reviewed the security of the jails, construction of new barracks and measures taken to prevent coronavirus.

IG Prisons Punjab while issuing instructions in his address said that corruption in jails will not be tolerated under any circumstances and any kind of violence against prisoners will not be tolerated at all. They should be treated equally according to the law, the grievances of the prisoners should be heard and they should be redressed on the spot.

Mirza Shahid Saleem Baig further said that immediate and strict disciplinary action would be taken against the officers and personnel for breach of discipline and negligence in duty. IG Prisons appreciated the performance of Lahore Region Jails under the patronage of DIG Jails Lahore Region Malik Mubashir Ahmad Khan.

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