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Security of Pak inmates tightened in UP jails

PTI  Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, April 29, 2013
First Published: 14:08 IST(29/4/2013) | Last Updated: 17:43 IST(29/4/2013)

In the wake of brutal attack on Indian national Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani prison, Uttar Pradesh authorities have alerted the jail superintendents to make adequate security arrangements for prisoners from Pakistan.

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"The direction to all jail superintendents to take extra security of Pakistani prisoners have been given specially in Agra, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar and Aligarh," DIG (jail) A K Pandey said.

Three Pakistani prisoners are lodged in Meerut while one each in Muzaffarnagar and Ghaziabad.

Kasim, a Pakistani prisoner here has been in prison since 2011. He was arrested for staying in the country without visa and passport.


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