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Prison wall succumbs to heavy rainfall in Lamjung

LAMJUNG: The old building of the District Prison House, Lamjung, has collapsed on Thursday due to heavy rain. The eastern wall of the prison house collapsed due to incessant rainfall for some days, Chief District Officer Baburam Bhandari said.

Bhandari said that construction work of the collapsed building would be started from today itself.

The building constructed in 2030 B.S was in a dilapidated condition and was brought into operation by partial maintenance after the building collapsed a decade ago too.
The district administration office said that additional security personnel have been deployed for preventing the prisoners fleeing from jailhouse.

At present, 39 jailbirds are housed in the jail, 14 more than its capacity. RSS

Published Date: Friday, July 20th, 2012 | 12:05 AM

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