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Govt prepares to reduce number of prisoners and detainees amid virus scare

The Office of the Attorney General has requested the Supreme Court’s Full Bench to make necessary changes to the existing legal provisions to reduce the possibility of outbreaks in overcrowded prisons and detention centres. Govt prepares to reduce number of prisoners and detainees amid virus scare
A prison cell built to accommodate multiple inmates. Post File Photo
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Tika R Pradhan
Published at : March 20, 2020
Updated at : March 30, 2020 12:27
Kathmandu

Tika R Pradhan

Tika R Pradhan is a senior political correspondent for the Post, covering politics, parliament, judiciary and social affairs. Pradhan joined the Post in 2016 after working at The Himalayan Times for more than a decade.


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