Jammu: Director General of Police, prisons J&K, Dilbag Singh visited Central Jail Srinagar on Wednesday to assess the security situation.
In a statement, police said that the 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 wherebasic infrastructure and gadgetry requirements were discussed and immediate security measures, long term improvement areas were identified and discussed.
Singh 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 Dilbag Singh to central jail Srinagar after taking over as head of prison department. With this visit he has completed security review of all the jails located in Kashmir valley for the last three days camping in Srinagar.
He was accompanied by DIG Prisons, Mohd Sultan Lone, SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray, SP Hazratbal AmodNagpure, Commandant 82 Bn. CRPF R. Balakrishna, Staff Officer to DGP Prisons S.A Beig and SP of Central Jail Mukesh Kumar Kakkar, SDPO Khanyar Raja Zuhaib and SHO Rainawari Police Station Inspector J.P. Singh, and company commander, CRPF posted there.