MACH: After decision of implementation on executions security has been tightened at the Central Jail Mach. There are 97 condemned prisoners lodged at this jail waiting for their execution. Twelve applications for mercy are under consideration of President of Pakistan while cases of others were being heard by Supreme Court and High courts.
Jail officials told that after decision of implementation of executions security at the jail has been further tightened. All the passages to the jail have been blocked and search operation was conducted within the jail. One memory Card, three mobile sims an a bug were recovered during the search.
Jail officials told that presently 97 condemned prisoners are lodged at the jail. Mercy petitions of bout one dozen are under consideration of President of Pakistan and decision of the Supreme Court and high court are pending.