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Telangana govt orders 14 non-life convicts to be freed

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The Telangana government has issued orders to release 14 non-life convicts from jails across the state in the view of 150th birthday celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi.

Director-General of Prisons, Sandeep Shandilya said that the convicts are being released as per guidelines of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

He said that these prisoners were scrutinized by a high-level committee. "Based on good conduct and certain norms they were selected for premature release," Shandilya added.

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First Published: Sat, August 10 2019. 04:40 IST