LAHORE: Leaves of jail staff across the Province have been cancelled for further strengthening security in and around the prisons directing them to report for duty immediately otherwise strict action will be taken against them.
The official sources told APP here Sunday that Provincial Prisons Chief Mian Farooq Nazeer has directed all regional DIGs and senior superintendents Prisons throughout the province to call back staff on duty who are availing leaves.
Meanwhile, DIG Lahore Range Mubshar Ahmad Khan has also directed all superintendents, deputy and assistantsuperintendents of Lahore range not to leave prisons premises without prior approval and further directed to fully ensure round-the-clock armed patrolling in and around the jails.
He also paid surprise visited to Central Jail Kotlakhpat and Camp jail to monitor security arrangements and expressed his satisfaction.
Both Senior Superintendent Kot Lakhpat Asad Javed Warriach and Superintendent Camp Jail Shahram Tauqir Khan briefed him about the deployment of special staff on all important points to ensure foolproof security. –APP