PM Imran asks for immediate release of under-trial women prisoners

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“Pakistan’s desire for peace must not be mistaken” says PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday for asked for the immediate release of female prisoners who are currently under-trial in light of the Supreme Court verdict.

Taking it on Twitter, Prime minister said that he took the decision after meeting the Ministry of Human Rights officials, Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP) Khalid Jawed Khan and Barrister Ali Zafar.

“I have asked for immediate implementation of SC order 299/2020 for release of Under Trial women prisoners & convicted women prisoners who fulfill criteria of SC Order,” wrote PM Imran.

He further said that he also summoned reports pertaining to foreigner female prisoners on death row for “humanitarian consideration”.

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