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Shocking revelations made about prisoners escaping Karachi Central Jail, by a prisoner himself.

KARACHI: Police and jail authorities are behind the well-organised and unfettered sale of drugs and alcohol among prisoners at the Karachi Central Jail, it has been revealed. A prison inmate sent a message to ARY News making the startling revelation that the sale of drugs in jail is done in complete connivance with the police, while many drugs are provided by police officers who compel inmates to sell them within the jail. The inmate revealed that drugs are sold between 15-20 thousand rupees, while alcohol under the…

90 high-profile inmates transferred from Karachi Central Jail

KARACHI: Jail authorities on Tuesday transferred 90 high-profile inmates from Karachi’s Central Jail to other prisons in a bid to break their network in the wake of two Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) militants’ escape from the prison. The jail official said, 80 prisoners, have been shifted to Sukkur, eight to Larkana and two to Rawalpindi. A recent jailbreak involving two LeJ terrorists triggered concern about the security of the prison and set alarm bells ringing for the law enforcement agencies to enhance the security at…

Karachi jail break: Arrested prison staffers to appear before ATC

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has detained 12 people on suspicion of their involvement and negligence in the escape of two hardened terrorists of proscribed militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) from the city’s central jail. The arrested suspects include the central jail’s superintendent and other jail staffers who will be presented before the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) for remand, sources said. According to the CTD, the jail authorities had failed to form a strong case against the responsible…

Two terror suspects escape from Karachi Central Jail

KARACHI: Two militants involved in multiple terrorism acts escaped from Karachi’s central prison, ARY News reported on Thursday. Mamtaz alias Firo'n and Muhammad Ahmed Khan alias Munna said to be associated with Naeem Bukhari group of banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, had escaped from Karachi Central Jail, confirmed the prison authorities who were not sure about the exact date of their escape. Following the news about two prisoners' escape emerged police conducting raids in different areas of the metropolis to arrest them,…