Jails in Karnali Province overcrowded

February 16, 2020 09:19 am

BIRENDRANAGAR, Feb 16: Although the Surkhet District Jail has a capacity of 50 persons, there are more than 250 prisoners in the jail at the moment.

BIRENDRANAGAR , Sept 15: The Surkhet District Jail houses detainees and prisoners more than four times its capacity, making it one of the most overcrowded prisons in the country. At present, 212 prisoners and detainees are kept inside the district jail against its capacity of 50 people.