The district prison is compelled to accommodate a higher number of inmates than its bearing capacity. Around four times more inmates have languished in the ‘e’ class prison.
Though the prison has an original capacity for accommodating 15 male and 10 female, it is now managing 102 inmates.
Prison’s acting in-charge Prakash Poudel said the jail administration is managing more inmates in one room based on mutual understanding in lack of proper space.
“Overcrowd of inmates has created trouble in the management of jailbirds”, he added. There is a high chance that the inmates can escape from the prison due to its weak infrastructural condition, Poudel said.