SHC orders verification of all prisoners through biometric system

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday guided the police and prison specialists to guarantee recognizable proof of each detainee through biometric confirmation after the court was educated that another check framework had been introduced in every one of the 22 confinement offices of the area.

A two-judge seat headed by Justice Mohammad Ali Mazhar likewise asked the Sindh police to give the modernized public character card of detainees or a duplicate of the criminal record office (CRO) at the hour of giving them over to jail specialists as needed under the pertinent standards.

The seat discarded an appeal recorded in 2013 against supplanting of detainees with their namesakes in penitentiaries after the commonplace and prison specialists documented consistence reports following a few requests gave by the seat.

They said that CRO frameworks for check of detainees by their fingerprints through National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) had just been created and conveyed with all basic peripherals at every jail in Sindh.


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