Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has granted approval for the special rescinding of prisoners on the occasion of Eid, set to begin from Friday, May 14.
As per details, the special remission will not apply to those prisoners involved in offences under Anti-Terrorist Act and Anti State activities.
Home and Tribal Affairs department has issues formal notification in this regard.
Earlier, Chief Minister KP Mahmood Khan had announced to pay fines of inmates who have been languishing in Peshawar central jail despite having completed their term.
The minister also inquired about details of all the prisoners who had been unable to pay their fines from the jail superintendent adding that there would be no compromise on the procurement of enough facilities to inmates.