CIA building declared sub-jail.

ISLAMABAD -- Crime Intelligence Agency (CIA) building of the capital police has been declared sub-jail or judicial lock-up to keep the miscreants who might be arrested during the PTI long march.

Though the jail is in Islamabad, the capital administration will seek assistant/deputy superintendent of jail from the Punjab Prison, sources told Dawn on Friday.

The decision has been taken in response to a request made by the Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Irfan Nawaz Memon and Assistant Inspector General of Police Operations Zahida Bukhari to Chief Commissioner Islamabad on Nov 3.

According to a notification issued from the office of Chief Commissioner under section 541 of the CrPC 1860, read with Section 3 of Prison Act 1894, the capital police shall be responsible for the security of the sub/jail as well as the prisoners.

Similarly the maintenance of record as prescribed in the Prison Rules shall be made by a designated police officer of capital police who shall not be less than of Grade-17...

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