10 Inmates Died In Assam Detention Centres In Last 1 Year Government: New Delhi: Ten inmates of Assam’s six detention centres, the place declared or convicted “foreigners” are saved, died in final one yr, Lok Sabha was knowledgeable on Tuesday.
10 Inmates Died In Assam Detention Centres In Last 1 Year Government
Union Minister of State for Residence G Kishan Reddy stated as many as 3,331 individuals have been lodged on the six detention centres in Assam, whereas one other such facility with a capability to place 3,000 individuals is below building within the state.
“Ten inmates of the six detention centres in Assam, the place declared foreigners or convicted foreigners are saved, died in numerous hospitals from March 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020,” he stated in a written reply.
Foreigners or convicted foreigners are saved on the detention centres.
There are six detention centres in Assam having capability of three,331 individuals. They’re Tezpur (797 individuals), Silchar (479), Dibrugarh (680), Jorhat (670), Kokrajhar (335) and Goalpara (370 individuals), Mr Rai stated.
He additionally stated there is no such thing as a Nationwide Register of Residents (NRC) detention camp in Assam.
Over the last one yr, from March 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020, three groups of the Nationwide Human Rights Fee (NHRC) have visited the detention facilities in Assam and interacted with the declared international nationals, the minister added.