Sehrai condemns ‘ill-treatment’ of detainees at central jail Sriangar

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Tuesday condemned the “ill-treatment” of detainees at central jail Srinagar and accused the jail authorities of making life of Kashmiri prisoners miserable. In a statement, Sehrai alleged that the behaviour of the jail authorities is very aggressive after the incident. Sehrai said: “The jail authorities are not […]

Central jail inmates go on hunger strike, demand FIR withdrawal

Central jail inmates go on hunger strike, demand FIR withdrawal

Srinagar: Inmates of Central Jail here have gone on a hunger strike from Monday pressing for withdrawal of FIR against them in connection with recent clash at the jail besides other demands, local news agency GNS reported. Quoting unnamed officials GNS reported that inmates started the hunger strike at 8:15 am on Monday, demanding transfer […]

67 per cent of prisoners in India’s jails undertrials

67 per cent of prisoners in India’s jails undertrials

New Delhi: More than 67 per cent of 4.33 lakh inmates lodged in 1,400 jails in the country are undertrials, while 1,942 children also live in the prisons along with their mothers, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) prison statistics-2016 released this week. Out of 4,33,003 prisoners lodged in the jails as on […]

Bar team visits central jail Srinagar, interacts with inmates

Bar team visits central jail Srinagar, interacts with inmates

Srinagar: The J&K High Court Bar Association, Srinagar on Friday said its team visited central jail Srinagar to meet the detainees and under-trial prisoners in wake of recent incident. According to the statement issued here, a team visited the central jail Srinagar on April 11. “After meeting the Superintendent Central Jail, Srinagar, Mukesh Kumar, Additional […]

Submit Jail Manual, report on clashes in Srinagar jail: HC

Submit Jail Manual, report on clashes in Srinagar jail: HC

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday granted the state government final opportunity to finalise and place a Jail Manual before the court by next date of hearing. The court passed the direction after state counsel BA Dar informed the court that due to upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the JK Home department was engaged and […]

DG Prisons visits Central Jail, takes stock of recent damages

DG Prisons visits Central Jail, takes stock of recent damages

SRINAGAR: Director General Prisons, J&K, Dilbag Singh visited Central Jail premises Srinagar to take stock of the damages caused during the intervening night of 4th and 5th April by the unruly , unlawful acts of violence and arson by the jail inmates. Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone, S.P. Pani, SSP Central Jail Srinagar and […]

Bar, Sehrai, ML condemn use of force against inmates at central jail Srinagar

Bar, Sehrai, ML condemn use of force against inmates at central jail Srinagar

Srinagar: J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, and Muslim League on Saturday condemned the use of force against the jail inmates at central jail Srinagar. “Bar Association denounced the use of force against the inmates of Central Jail, Srinagar, in which reportedly two inmates have been wounded and many […]

Sagar denounces incident, demands time bound probe

Sagar denounces incident, demands time bound probe

Srinagar: The National Conference general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar on Saturday condemned the incident of violence that took place in the Srinagar central jail, saying that a time bound inquiry should be initiated into the matter. In a statement, party general secretary while condemning the use of excessive forces against the prisoners said, “Now we […]

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