Three PSA detainees from Srinagar test COVID-19 positive at Kotbalwal jail

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Three detainees from Srinagar booked under Public Safety Act (PSA) have tested positive for covid19 at Kotbalwal Central Jail in Jammu, officials said on Sunday.

An official said that two days back three PSA detainees were brought to Jammu from Srinagar’s central jail.

“As a protocol, we took their samples soon after they were shifted to Jammu. They have been tested positive for covid19,” said the official.

The official said: “We have shifted them to a separate ward established within the Central Jail Kotbalwal for covid infected prisoners.”