Keep vigil on crimes in prison: President

National Desk, Rashedul Islam Biplob , Staff Reporter: Dhaka Office: Keep vigil on crimes in prison: President, President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday asked prison government to preserve vigil on prisoners so they can not take drugs and run drug enterprise in jails.

“A big range of prisoners are in prison in drug-associated instances. Prison authorities have to take stern moves so that addicts or drug peddlers can’t take capsules and run drug enterprise in prisons,” he stated.

The President stated this while addressing a programme marking the Prison Week-2018 at Kashimpur Central Jail here.

Abdul Hamid said sturdy surveillance is wanted in order that no one from the jail management can get involved in such unethical sports.

“We’ve to understand that all of the responsibilities of a detainee rest in prison authorities as quickly as he/she lands in prison,” he stated.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, Security Services Division Secretary M Farid Uddin Ahmed Chowdhury and Inspector General of Prisons Brig Gen Syed Iftekhar Uddin have been additionally present.

Observing that no person inside the international turned into born as a crook, the President stated various adverse environments make them criminals. “Prison authorities need to take precise programmes for criminals to enhance their moral values and rehabilitate them after providing them with diverse trainings,” he stated.

Pointing at jail officers, he underscored the want for taking steps to correct the unacceptable behaviour of prisoners to assist them lead a ordinary existence.

Besides, he said, awareness has to be created approximately the outcomes of taking capsules.

The President went on saying, “For the sake of security of the state in addition to the united states of america, you’ve to expose firmness in order that militants, pinnacle terrorists and drug peddlers can’t plan to carry out militant or terrorist activities internal jails.”

Various activities taken by means of jails, along with efforts to lessen the tendency of committing crimes many of the prisoners and offer trainings to them on various fields, have earned people’s appreciation, he stated, describing the choice to pay 50 percent of the profits earned from promoting objects produced in jails to the inmates a time-befitting one.

Hamid additionally stated after serving their jail phrases, the prisoners are becoming possibilities to be rehabilitated in the society the usage of the information received from different industries in jails and the cash received from the earnings. “It’ll assist lessen the tendency of committing crimes to a brilliant extent.”

He hailed the choice to introduce mobile smartphone booths in jails for prisoners so that they can speak to their households if you want to help preserve their mental health sound. “All these steps will assist them return to normal life,” the President delivered.


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