Following the affirmation of COVID-19 in some inmates, Nepalgunj jail administration in Banke has shifted its feminine inmates to different districts.
At a time when issues are being heard concerning the variety of inmates exceeding the capability of the jail, the jail administration, in coordination with the native administration, has shifted feminine inmates from right here to Dailekh and Bardiya after a number of of the inmates examined optimistic for coronavirus.
The jail with capability to carry 300 inmates has 817 inmates, together with two dependent minors.
“Whereas 30 feminine inmates and a dependent minor have been despatched to Dailekh jail, 15 girls inmates and a dependent minor have been relocated to Bardiya District Jail,” mentioned Jailer Devendraman Shrestha.
He additional mentioned that relocation was meant to assist arrange isolation for COV- ID-19-infected inmates within the jail.
As we’re contact-tracing the virus optimistic circumstances now, extra folks may very well be recognized with the virus and we want area to maintain them in isolation, Shrestha mentioned.
A model of this text seems in e-paper on August 13, 2020, of The Himalayan Instances.