LAHORE (APP) - Inspector General of Prisons Kokab Nadeem Warraich on Saturday granted with immediate effect two-month special remission to all convicts in Punjab jails on the auspicious occasion of Eidul Azha. Official sources told APP here that remission has been granted to all the convicts except the condemned prisoners and those convicted in espionage, subversive and anti-state activities, gang rape, terrorism, dacoities, kidnapping/abduction, barred by competent authority, not punished under jail offences and those undergoing sentences under Foreigners Act. All Superintendents of Central and District Jails throughout the province have been directed to implement the remission today and submit compliance report immediately through fax positively. The IG, in view of prevailing security risk on the occasion of Eid in the country, cancelled leave of jail staff with immediate effect and directed them to report at their station of posting. All Regional DIGs and Superintendents of Jails will offer Eid prayers at their respective headquarters with prisoners.