PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan Wednesday inaugurated the phase-I of newly constructed building of Central Jail Peshawar that has been completed at an estimated cost of Rs. 550 million.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, KP Chief Minister stated that congestion in the prison was creating security related issues but it also one of a reason leading to deteriorating health condition of the prisoners.
He also announced two month relaxation in the sentence of prisoners throughout the province excluding prisoners involved in terrorist activities. He also approved upgradation of various posts of prison department including Assistant Superintendent Jail from BPS-14 to BPS-16, Chief Warder from BPS-9 to BPS-11, Head Warder from BPS-7 to BPS-9, Warder from BPS-5 to BPS-7, Gatekeeper BPS-3 to BPS-11, Drill Instructor from BPS-3 to BPS-11, Armor from BPS-3 to BPS-7 and Band Master from BPS-3 to BPS-7.
He also directed the department to chalk out comprehensive reforms for all the prisons throughout the province.
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