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Women among 13 inmates freed from Badakhshan jail

Women among 13 inmates freed from Badakhshan jail

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Oct 11, 2017 - 19:44

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Thirteen prisoners, including four women, have been released from the northeastern Badakhshan province jail in compliance to presidential decree issued on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, an official said on Wednesday.

Najibullah, in charge of order implementation at the appellant attorney office, said the free inmates were jailed in ordinary crimes.

Col. Sediqullah Umari, in chargef Badakhshan central jail, said over 400 inmates 50 of them women were being kept at the jail indicted in different crimes.

He said the prison building was over 100 years old and there was no suitable environment for inmates in the jail.

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