Three prisoners escape from Malir jail in Karachi

Published: June 17, 2014
The superintendent of the jail has confirmed the escape of the prisoners. PHOTO: FILE

The superintendent of the jail has confirmed the escape of the prisoners. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: Three prisoners escaped from the District Malir Jail in Karachi on Tuesday morning, Express News reported.

The superintendent of the jail has confirmed the escape of the prisoners, who were identified as Danyal, Zakir Hussain and Sardar Tahir.

During the daily counting process at the jail, police realised that the three prisoners were missing. Express News correspondent Wasiq Muhammad reported that one of the three prisoner has been arrested again while the other two are still missing.

On June 16, a ‘red alert’ was declared and Section 144 imposed in Sindh. The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting co-chaired by Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan at CM House.

This was decided after security was beefed up across the country following the launch of the military operation in North Waziristan.

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Reader Comments (10)

  • Imran
    Jun 17, 2014 - 11:32AM

    No matter how much security you put on alert. You can’t stop the “Inside Job” !


  • Libra
    Jun 17, 2014 - 11:35AM

    Ask Jail officials how much they earned.


  • Viking Star
    Jun 17, 2014 - 11:36AM

    We are not at all surprised by this news. The Sindh govt, under centuries old CM, just has big loud mouthed info minister (Mr. Memon) and the full cabinet is good for nothing. The only question here is ‘who helped them escape‘?


  • Jun 17, 2014 - 11:43AM

    No, they did not escape. They were helped, aided and abetted
    by their sympathizers. Also huge bribes were paid to the police.
    Who will suspend a constable or two, for a month or so, with pay.
    Then put them back to work, quitely. After the higher ups get their


  • JQ
    Jun 17, 2014 - 11:47AM

    Our politicians always gets bails and get bails from courts every time who are ordered to be arrested by courts and accused in Billions of rupees scam.

    Run away brothers .. Run for your life.


  • Jun 17, 2014 - 12:10PM

    @Viking Star: I just love your comments. Hahaaah! Simply fantastic! Salams


  • Thinktank
    Jun 17, 2014 - 12:53PM

    @Viking Star: The best part of your comment is “Centuries Old CM”…. Its indeed true, good one bro :)


  • Muhammad Rizwan Ali
    Jun 17, 2014 - 2:12PM

    Well security, thanks CM


  • Jun 17, 2014 - 2:28PM

    its called jail fixing (like match fixing)


  • observer
    Jun 17, 2014 - 2:49PM

    ask Zardari how much he got as a commission…


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