Abbasi-Nawaz jail meeting: Adiala jail superintendent, five others suspended

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Staff Report

Rawalpindi

The Punjab interior ministry has suspended Saeed Ullah Gondal Superintendent Adiala Jail and five others on the recommendations of the two-member probe committee.

According to details, a video went viral exhibiting a group of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders sitting in the superintendent’s office with deposed the prime minister Nawaz Sharif on the occasion of his release from jail after he, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar were granted bail by Islamabad High Court.

Prisons DIG Naveed Rauf could be clearly seen in a video but he has been exonerated from all accusations that bewildered the probe and thereby disciplinary action for the violation of jail rules.

Notification to this effect has been issued by the secretary interior Punjab vide number SO(PRS) 1-1/2018 that includes the names of the suspended jail officials. Besides Saeedullah Gondal, Deputy Superintendent Executive Farrukh Rasheed, Asst Superintendent Sajjad Ali, Head Warder Muhammad Arshad and Warder Muhammad Imtiaz have been suspended and directed to report to the Inspectorate Prisons immediately. The Inspectorate prisons has been directed to record the statement of the guilty officials and take action against them according to the Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act 2006.

Superintendent Mansoor Akbar has been posted as Superintendent Adiala Jail.

Malik Liaquat, Deputy Superintendent Executive Central Jail Multan has been directed to take responsibility of Deputy Superintendent Executive Adiala Jail with immediate effect.