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District Jail Anantnag Commissioned


Sh. Navin Agarwal IPS, Director General Prisons, Jammu & Kashmir
inaugurating District jail Anantnag, Kashmir

Anantnag, January 2nd '2012: The District Jail, Anantnag has been commissioned following notification issued by Government of J&K declaring the premises as District Jail Ananatnag. Director General of Prisons Jammu and Kashmir Sh. Navin Agarwal inaugurated and made it functional. While going around the premises, he inspected functioning of security gadgets, CCTV cameras and deployment of security staff. Sh. Agarwal briefed the jail staff and security contingent on issues related to security and asked them to exercise alertness and vigilance to ensure safety of the Jail.

On the occasion Sh. Agarwal said that District Jail will serve various purposes, which inter alia includes speeding up of trial of inmates belonging to South Kashmir because of their being near to the Trial Courts, relief to police who otherwise had to escort inmates from place of their lodgement to the Trial Courts and facilitating meetings of family members and relatives who will not have to travel long distances for such meetings. Prominent persons present on the occasion include Dy. Commissioner, SSP Anantnag, members of Bar Association Anantnag, Prominent citizens, DIG Prisons, Staff Officer to DG Prisons, Technical Officer Prisons Department, Commandant CRPF, Superintendents Central Jail Srinagar, District Jail Baramulla, Kupwara and Ananatnag.

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