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Prisons need to be decongested immediately
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Nepal, May 16 -- Overcrowded prisons is a long-standing issue. Yet, it has been summarily overlooked. According to a finding made public by the Office of the Attorney General, the country's police cells and prisoners are in dire conditions. Regrettably, this does not come as a surprise. An initial assessment based on their findings from prisons, police cells and juvenile detention centres in 24 districts reveals conditions of overcrowding in prisons and lack of basic care of prisoners. The report maintains that the conditions of the prison cells and prisoners need to be improved urgently to ensure that the 'human dignity' of those those living there is protected. Cramped conditions in prison work against the prisoner's right to good healt...
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