Times of Kashmir

| 22 Sep 2019
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Protests rock Central Jail Sgr as inmates object to barrack system

Situation normal, nothing major happened: Jail authorities

Srinagar, April 04 (KNO) : Protests rocked Central Jail Srinagar following scuffle between prisoners and Police over restoration of “old barrack system” inside the jail.

Reliable sources told KNO that a police party from concerned police station were also attacked when they entered jail to pacify protesting inmates.

A senior officer from the prisons department while downplaying the incident said that there was no major incident inside the jail and situation was brought under control after some inmates objected to shift to barracks.

“There was no scuffle or any other major issue,” he said wishing anonymity.(KNO)

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