Srinagar,The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday shifted 22 inmates from Central jail Srinagar to Baramulla and Kupwara jails.
As per reports a team of officials headed by Naib Tehsildar made a visit to the central to inform the inmates about the shift.
Adding that a large contingent of CRPF personnel was ready outside the jail to stifle any aggression from the inmates.
On April 5 intense clashes broke between prisoners and jail authorities in Central Jail Srinagar, after allegedly inmates resisted the demand to shift their barracks, citing renovation work, and set kitchen premises on fire, triggering ‘more than one gas cylinder blast’.
Reportedly, forces resorted to tear-gas shelling to control the clashes.