Wassam warns of probable prison attacks


Sindh Prisons Minister Manzoor Wassan on Thursday warned that jails in the province were unsecured, lacked protection and were under threat of attacks from terrorists. Speaking to reporters, Wassan said there were inmates from banned outfits at the Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur Central Jails and threat warnings had been received regarding attacks on these prisons. Wassan said security measures had been taken in light of these threats.

Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah also confirmed that jails in Sindh might be attacked thanks to poor security arrangements, however jails in Punjab were not under threat, he remarked.