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District Jail Poonch

During the last 20 years attempts have been made by the inimical interests to carry out the militant activities in District Poonch which the people have thwarted. The need for having a secure jail in the district has been felt long back. The Jail was commissioned pre-Independence and is in dilapidated condition at present and requires major repairs and renovation. Relevant information with regard to this jail is as under:

Distance from Jammu Bus Stand to Jail 245 Kms
Mode of Transport Tata Sumo, Tempo Traveler, Buses, Taxi
Location of the Jail Near Head Post Office Poonch 
Opposite Bridger Pritam Park, Poonch.
Climatic Conditions Summer: Pleasant
  Winter: Cold
Language spoken Urdu / Hindi
Lodgement Capacity of the Jail 136
Contact information (O) 01965-220380
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