Abb Takk News

Dozens of Inmates are Suffering from AIDS in KP Jails: Report

PESHAWAR: A dozens of inmates in the various jails of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) are suffering from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS.

As per the report issued by the authorities, three AIDS prisoners are in Peshawar Jail, two in Mardan and one each in Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu and Taimargira.

Moreover, 71 prisoners have been diagnosed with Hepatitis C and 25 with Hepatitis B in the prisons across the KP.

The jail authorities have become active after the revelations made in the report and decided to test the upcoming prisoners.