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
Mode of Transport
Tata Sumo, Tempo Traveler, Buses, Taxi
Location of the Jail
Near Head Post Office Poonch
Opposite Bridger Pritam Park, Poonch.