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
LocationKarachi, Pakistan
CoordinatesCoordinates: 24°51′36″N 67°00′36″E / 24.8600°N 67.0100°E / 24.8600; 67.0100
Security classMaximum
Managed byGovernment of Sindh,
WardenSuperintendent: 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]


  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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