Nakkhu jail to be upgraded

Lalitpur, Jan 11: Capacity of Nakkhu Jail is going to be expanded. The jail which has capacity to accommodate 500 inmates is going to be upgraded with a capacity to accommodate 1,000 inmates. 

Out of two blocks -- male and female blocks--with capacity of accommodating 250 people each, the male block has already been brought into operation while the female block is under construction, said Jailer Tek Bahadur KC.

KC said that the construction company made delayed the construction of the female block, adding the block would be brought into operation within mid- July.

Meanwhile the reconstruction of the Community Rehabilitation Centre and the Drug Rehabilitation Centre at the jail was underway as the Gorkha earthquake had damaged these blocks.

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