Prisoners escape from Dera central jail
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Taking advantage of the loadshedding, five prisoners escaped from the Dera central jail in the wee hours of Sunday. Two of the escaped prisoners were arrested by the jail administration and police in the surrounding areas. The escaped prisoners were identified as Fazl Subhan, Islam, Mathoon, Riaz Ahmed and Taj Rehman.
The prisoners escaped from the back side of the building by cutting the fence. When the jail administration became aware of the escape, it alerted the police in the surrounding areas. Two of the prisoners, Fazl Subhan and Mathoon, were arrested.
Superintendent of the jail, Khalid Abbas Khan, suspended 10 officials for negligence of duty and ordered inquiry against them.