The District Prison of Dadeldhura is facing difficulties due to the over capacity of prisoners. The District Prison has a capacity to accommodate only 25 inmates and detainees however there are 42 inmates and detainees according to jailer Shiva Raj Bhattarai.
They are facing more difficulties due to the rainy season due to the leaking roof. There is one position for the Health Assistant in the prison however it is vacant creating difficulties of treatment to the inmates and detainees according to jailer Bhatta.
The prison building was built in 1985 and it is in a dilapidated condition.