Karachi: District and Sessions Judge Malir Muhammad Yameen, who accompanied by Additional District Judge Farzana Iqbal, visited District Jail Malir and ordered release of eight prisoners who had completed the sentence but were languishing there for being unable to fine amount.
The judges were accompanied by General Secretary of NGO Saiban Haider, Ali Haider while Jail Superintendent Syed Nazir Hussain Shah, Deputy Superintendent Agha Zulfiqar, Assistant Superintendent Arshad Shah, Dr. Kashif Iqbal Sheikh and others were present on the occasion.
The judges met the prisoners and enquired about the details of ongoing cases in various courts and listened to their problems and assured them of speedy justice. On the occasion large number of prisoners presented applications for an early hearing of their cases while many submitted applications for review of the court decisions.
During his visit 08 prisoners informed the judge that they have completed their sentence but are in jail because of inability to pay the fined amount. The Saiban organization’s chairman Haq Nawaz Akhtar paid the amount of the fines, travelling expenses and got the 08 prisoners released.