Police security agencies search cells, barracks in Adiala Jail


Rawalpindi June 24 (TNS): Police and provincial authorities headed by Additional Secretary (Judicial) and DIG Prisons Rawalpindi region Shahid Saleem Baig carried out a search operation in Adiala Jail from 4 am to 9 am on Saturday and checked cells of hardcore terrorists and barracks of jail inmates, said a press release.

The operation was jointly carried out by Counter-Terrorism Department, Special Branch, and Intelligence Bureau, which last for five hours. The operation was carried out to establish and ascertain that the jail inmates did not possess any obnoxious and illegal object or entity. During the search operation, no offensive or prohibited gadget or device or any other article was recovered.


DIG Prisons Rawalpindi region Shahid Saleem Baig

The Additional Secretary (Judicial) expressed his satisfaction over the security arrangements in the jail. He also expressed his contentment over the menu and the food being provided to the jail inmates and appreciated the untiring efforts of DIG Prisons Shahid Saleem Baig.

According to previous figures, Adiala jail houses over 4000 prisoners including over 60 terrorists against its capacity of housing 2,056.