CM takes notice of another prisoner’s escape

July 16, 2013 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday took serious notice of a prisoner’s escape from City Court premises and sough an immediate report from Inspector General of Police IGP Sindh.

He expressed annoyance over the continuous escape of prisoners from police custody and ordered strict protective steps on the occasion of hearing of the accused in the courts so as to stop such incidents in the future. The chief minister also ordered strict action against those policemen who showed negligence in this regard.

It may be noted that another accused escaped from police custody within the premises of City Courts, here on Tuesday, increasing the escaped accused toll to eight within a week.