DGP Prisons visits Central Jail Srinagar

Reviews security arrangements

Srinagar, Publish Date: Feb 22 2018 12:32AM | Updated Date: Feb 22 2018 12:32AM
DGP Prisons visits Central Jail SrinagarGK Photo

Director General of Police, Prisons J&K, Dilbag Singh visited Central Jail Srinagar to assess the security situation there

He was accompanied by DIG Prisons, Dr. Muhammad Sultan Lone, SSP Srinagar  Imtiaz Ismail Parray, SP Hazratbal  Amod Nagpure, commandant 82 Bn. CRPF  R. Balakrishna, staff officer to DGP Prisons S.A Beig and SP Central Jail  Mukesh Kumar Kakkar, SDPO Khanyar  Raja Zuhaib and SHO Rainawari J.P. Singh and company commander, CRPF posted there.

“Whole of the Institution including infrastructure constructed as well as open area available inside and outside boundary wall was inspected to get familiarize with the topography and layout which will help in making better security arrangements. The visit was aimed to make appropriate security precautions in view of the location of the Jail which is situated in the densely populated Rainawari on one side and Badamwari on the other side,” an official statement said. 

“A high level security meeting among the officers present was held in the office chamber of Superintendent Jail wherein basic infrastructure and gadgetry requirements were discussed and immediate security measures viz-a-viz long term improvement areas were identified and discussed. The DGP directed all stakeholders to be extra vigilant and alert in view of the sensitivity of the Institution and present security scenario in the valley,” the statement said. 

“This was the first visit of Dilbag Singh to Central Jail Srinagar after taking over as Head of Prison Department. With today’s visit he has completed security review of all the Jails located in Kashmir valley for the last three days camping in Srinagar,” the statement added.


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