Punjab jails

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Visitors’ entry to Punjab jails set to be computerised

Phillaur blames recent deaths of inmates on drug overdose.

94 in Punjab,76 in Haryana rot in jail even after completing life term

Rotting behind bars even after completion of their life sentences,some inmates in jails of Punjab have lost their mental balance and are thus unable to submit applications seeking release.


Spell out policy for those rotting in jail after completing life term: HC to govt

Expressing concern over the pitiable condition of convicts who have lost their mental balance awaiting release from jails,the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday asked the Punjab government if it has a policy in place for such convicts.

SFS members protest at PU,seek release of Sikh political prisoners

Students of Panjab University (PU),led by members of Students for Society (SFS),protested at the varsity’s Student Centre on Friday to express their solidarity with the ongoing protest at Mohali for the release of Sikh political prisoners languishing in jails across Punjab.

Badal allows fruits,milk for Muslim jail inmates in Ramzan

For the very first time,Muslim inmates lodged in Punjab jails will be getting fruits,milk,dates,Rooh Afza,bread and other food items during the holy month of Ramzan beginning on July 10.