Inmates and detainees facing crisis in overcrowded prison

  February 10, 2019 By: INSEC

The District prison of Tanahun is facing high volume of inmates and detainees creating crisis of over crowd. The inmates and detainees are facing various issues due to the congestion. The capacity of the prison is just 35 where 61 detainees and 69 inmates are kept.

The prison guard Nara Bahadur Thapa said that they are facing crisis on using toilets as they have to wait an hour to use it. There are only seven toilets in the prison and 130 inmates have to use it. There are a smaller number of toilet and the number of users is increasing.

Prison chief Narayan Adhikari said that this crisis is due to the overcrowded inmates.

Prakash Chandra Bhattarai