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Two inmates of Adiala jail die under mysterious circumstances

RAWALPINDI: Two prisoners of the Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi were found dead under mysterious circumstances on Saturday morning, ARY News reported.

According to the jail authorities, Basharat and Abbas, who were booked in cases related to drug peddling, were found dead in their barracks. The exact cause of their death will be ascertained in the post-morterm.

They said the bodies of the deceased inmates will be handed over to their heirs upon completion of legal formalities.

The condition of both the inmates is said to have deteriorated last night but the jail administration did not shift them to a hospital for treatment.

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Last year in December, an inmate had died of cardiac arrest in his cell in Adiala Jail. The dead body of the deceased was shifted to jail hospital where he was identified as Tahir Jalil, son of Abdul Jalil, resident of Hazro.

Tahir Jalil died after suffering from heart attack in cell number 2, where was detained in a case registered by the Federal Investigation Agency with regard to human trafficking.

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