Central Prison Karachi

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Central Prison Karachi
Karachi Central Jail.jpg
An outer view of Central Prison Karachi, Pakistan
Central Prison Karachi is located in Pakistan
Central Prison Karachi
Location in Pakistan
Location Karachi, Pakistan
Coordinates Coordinates: 24°51′36″N 67°00′36″E / 24.8600°N 67.0100°E / 24.8600; 67.0100
Status Operational
Security class Maximum
Population 6000[1]
Managed by Government of Sindh,
Warden Superintendent: Nusrat Hussain Mangan, ( Former DIG / DE-promoted from DIG )

Central Prison Karachi is a prison in the city of Karachi in Sindh, Pakistan. It houses more than 6,000 prisoners including convicted terrorists[2] that include militants who attempted to assassinate President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf.[3]

Fine Arts School[edit]

The Fine arts school is being established in the prison in 2007 and a teacher Sikandar Ali Jogi was hired to teach the prisoners the art education to make them a useful citizens. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2008-06-13. 
  2. ^ Pakistan: In the Land of Conspiracy Theories By Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy - PBS
  3. ^ "Musharraf 'plotters' to be tried in jail." BBC. Friday 16 August 2002. Retrieved on 27 November 2011.
  4. ^ Masood, Tooba (2011-11-13). "Criminal application: Jailbirds may be behind bars, but art sets them free - The Express Tribune". Tribune.com.pk. Retrieved 2016-04-19. 

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