DG Prisons Inspects Functioning Of District Jail

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KL Report

JAMMU

After the death of a Pakistani prisoner in Jammu Jail, the Director General Prisons, K Rajendra Kumar is on a series of visits in various jails to monitor their functioning. Today he visited District Jail Kathua to review the security and other necessary arrangements.

Senior Superintendent of Police Kathua, Commandant CRPF 121/BN Kathua, Additional Superintendent of Police Kathua and Superintendent Jail accompanied the DG.

As per a statement Kumar interacted with the jail inmates and enquired them about the facilities available to them in the prison and later had a detailed discussion on various problems faced by local as well as foreign prisoners including Pakistani besides deliberating upon remedial measures for the same. He has assured the inmates all necessary assistance as per Jail manual and also asked them to extend their cooperation in this regard.

Later, the DG visited all the barracks and blocks and instructed the concerned officers of Jail Department to remain extra vigilant and have close watch on the activities of the jail inmates to avoid any kind of untoward incident inside the jail.

The DG also visited sub jail Hiranagar and interacted with jail inmates including foreign national prisoners and enquired about their welfare. He has also issued necessary instructions to the officers to adhere to all provisions laid down in the Jail Manual.

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