[Covid-19] High Powered Committee for Jammu & Kashmir directs release of jail inmates except those involved in militancy cases or serious crimes

The High Powered Committee headed by Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey also directed the DGP (Prisons) to coordinate with the Health department to ensure vaccination of jail inmates as well as staff on priority.
Prisons, COVID-19
Prisons, COVID-19

A High Powered Committee constituted for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir pursuant to the Supreme Court's orders has directed that all convicts and under trial prisoners (UTPs) except those involved in militancy related cases and serious crimes should be released from prisons for the time being in view of COVID-19 pandemic.

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