Report No. 78
Figures of Under-Trial Prisoners in Certain Jails
Central Jail, Ambala
Information about prisoners and under-trial prisoners1:
(a) 254 [Total number of prisoners in the Central Jail, Ambala on the 1st September, 1978].
(b) 23 [Out of (a) above, total number of persons who are convicted persons undergoing any sentence of imprisonment].
(c) 231 [Out of (a) above, total number of persons who are under-trial and not under going any sentence of imprisonment].
(d) 22 [Out of (c) above, total number of persons who are under-trial for bailable offences], and
(e) Either the prisoners did not apply for bail, or could not furnish surety.
[This gives as regards persons at (d) above, the main reason why the persons could not furnish bail].
Note.- The figures at (c) above-i.e., under-trial prisoners--constitute 90.94 per cent. of Figures at (a) above-i.e. total prisoner1.