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CM talks to home secretary over assault of Kashmiri prisoners in Tihar

‘Prison is a safest place, such incidents put a question mark’


Srinagar, Nov 28 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday spoke to Union Home Secretary and expressed her concern over the alleged harassment and manhandling of some Kashmiri inmates at New Delhi’s Tihar jail.
According to state Information department, Mehbooba took a serious view of these reports, and asked Union Home Secretary, Rajiv Gauba to intervene in the matter.
“A prison is considered to be the safest place but the alleged incidents that have come to light put a question mark on it,” she said.
The Union Home Secretary assured the Chief Minister of a thorough probe into the incident and punishing the culprits for having violated the jail manual.
The photographs of several injured under trials was circulated by the on social media that read some Kashmiri inmates were beaten in the jail. (KNS)
 


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