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Punjab jails


Install jammers in all jails, ensure legal rights of inmates: HC to Punjab govt

November 03, 2019 5:56 am

A division bench of Justices Rajiv Sharma and Harinder Singh Sidhu in an order released Saturday also directed the state government to provide sufficient number of CCTV cameras to the district jail, Ludhiana and other jails for security of prison premises.

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

December 21, 2013 3:33 am

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.

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

March 14, 2014 12:28 pm

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.

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

March 14, 2014 12:34 pm

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.

Badal allows fruits,milk for Muslim jail inmates in Ramzan

July 09, 2013 5:37 am

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.

Visitors’ entry to Punjab jails set to be computerised

April 14, 2014 12:44 pm

Phillaur blames recent deaths of inmates on drug overdose.