Lahore, January 19, 2019 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar reached the Central Jail during his visit to Mianwali. He suspended the deputy superintendent prisons on the dereliction of duty and complaints of prisoners. The chief minister announced the payment of fine of a female prisoner. He directed the deputy commissioner to provide tea, biscuits and chocolates to the children accompanying female prisoners. He visited various portions of the jail.
He also visited the barracks of women prisoners. He asked the prisoners about problems being faced by them. He inquired the prisoner patients admitted at the jail hospital about the medical facilities. Speaking on the occasion, he asked the prisoners to openly talk about anybody who mistreats them and he will take action against such officials. He said special attention should be paid on prisoner women and their children.
Later, the chief minister visited DHQ Mianwali and inaugurated the polio campaign after administrating polio drops to the children. He inspected CT Scan room, pathology lab, wards and trauma centre. He asked patients about facilities provided to them. He said DHQ will be made a better hospital and he will again visit this hospital soon. On the request of an aged woman, he directed to provide medical treatment to her son on expenses of the government.
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