JHANG - Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) Anwar Ahmed Qureshi during a visit to District Jail ordered the release of 16 prisoners of ordinary cases.

He met the prisoners to learn about the status of cases against them and other problems being faced by them. He listened to the problems of the prisoners and assured them of speedy justice. On the occasion, a large number of prisoners presented applications for early hearing of their cases while many submitted applications for review of court decisions against them.

He also checked cooking house and Jail Hospital where he met patients under treatment and enquired about health and provision of medicines.  He met inmates of jail and listened to their complaints. He ordered release of 16 under trial prisoners booked in ordinary cases .

Earlier, Jail Superintendent Ch Muhammad Allyas briefed the judge on jail matters and measures taken for welfare of the prisoners. Deputy Superintendent Executive Haq Nawaz , Deputy Superintendent Judicial Javaid Rasheed and other judicial officers were also present on the occasion.