Sheikhupura: Five prison officials suspended DIG visits jail incognito
SHEIKHUPURA: Prisons Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Salak Jalal on Saturday paid a surprise visit to the local jail as a common person and later suspended an assistant superintendent and four wardens for negligence and misconduct. The DIG queued up along with others to obtain a permission chit to enter the jail. The employee deployed there demanded bribe, which was paid by the DIG.
The DIG later went to the prescribed meeting place and found a prisoner using cellular phone. Finally, the jail staffers got frightened when Jalal introduced himself. The DIG also found a prisoner carrying Rs17,000 cash in his pocket.
The DIG then suspended from service Assistant Superintendent M. Irshad and wardens Jahangir, Saleem Shahzad, Naeem and Imtiaz Ahmad who were performing administrative duties and issued show cause notices to the superintendent and the deputy superintendent.