SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, The Hindu
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices, returnable in 15 days, to the Director General of Prisons of Karnataka and the Gulbarga Central Jail Superintendent, seeking reports on the allegations of non-release of six prisoners even after completion of their sentence of 14 years.
The Commission was acting on a complaint that the inmates were not released from the Gulbarga Jail.
The prisoners are: Gurmeet Singh, Lakhwinder Singh, Shamsher Singh, Lal Singh, Wariam Singh and Gurdeep Singh Khaira. They were serving sentence for murder charges.