By Rafiullah Mandokhail;
ZHOB: The prisoners at Central Jail get solar system comprising
solar panels, batteries and solar fans in order to facilitate them. Keeping in mind Ramadan, sizzling summer and frequent power cuts the Provincial Minister for Agriculture and Cooperative Societies and provincial president PML(Q) Sheikh Jaffar Khan Mandokhail provided the facilities to jail inmates here. PML(Q) leader Mullah Hayat Mandokhail handed over the solar items to Superintendent Jail Asif Butt, Assistant Superintendent Rafiq Kakar and Assistant Superintendent Dur Muhammad Mandokhail on Wednesday. Party leaders Muhammad Rahim Mandokhail, Quttab Khan Mandokhail, Baitullah, Saddam Hussain, Rehmatullah and Wazir Khan were also present on the occasion.
“The system once operational, it is expected to reduce the jail’s energy needs to a large extent,” adding Sheikh Jaffar Khan Mandokhail was committed to ensure the provision of basic facilities to common citizens as well as those behind the bars.
“The provincial minister has always tried to focus on health and education sectors, besides providing facilities to deserving segment of society,” he added.
Superintendent Jail Asif Butt, Assistant Superintendent Rafiq Kakar and Assistant Superintendent Dur Muhammad Mandokhail thanked Sheikh Jaffar Khan Mandokhail for his generous help with jail inmates and said that prisoners are also part of our society and the prisons are important and integral part of the criminal justice system. They said installation of the solar system would reduce the energy problem of prison to a large extent and would provide electricity to dozens inmates in different barracks of the prison without any disruption.
“We are trying our best for the provision of facilities in the jail so that the jail inmates could be provided better environment and made useful citizens of the society,” the jail administration said.
It is to be mentioned that the provincial minister had visited the central jail Zhob, met the inmates, listened to their grievances and assured them that they would get due facilities.