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Director General of Police Prisons J&K Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS visits security sensitive Central Jail Srinagar

Jammu - J&K, February 21st 2018: Today on 21.02.2018, Director General of Police Prisons J&K Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS landed at security sensitive Central Jail Srinagar to assess the security situation in the High Profile and much talked about institution. He was accompanied by DIG Prisons, Dr. Mohd Sultan Lone, SSP Srinagar Shri Imtiaz Ismail IPS, SP Hazratbal Shri Amod Nagpure IPS, Commandant 82 bn CRPF Shri R. Balakrishna, SDPO Khanyar Shri Raja Zuhaib, SHO Rainawari Police Station Inspector J.P. Singh, Company Commander, CRPF posted there; besides Staff Officer to DGP Prisons Shri S.A Beig and SP of Central Jail Shri Mukesh Kumar Kakkar.

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 and take 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.

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 noted. The DGP Prisons directed all stake holders to be extra vigilant and alert in view of the sensitivity of the Institution and present security scenario in the valley.

This was the first visit of DGP Prisons Shri Dilbag Singh to Central Jail Srinagar after taking over as Head of Prison Department. With todays’ visit he has completed security review of all the Jails located in Kashmir valley for the last three days camping in Srinagar.

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