New Delhi, Feb 9: A major step has been taken as a precautionary measure in Jammu Kashmir. More then five hardcore terrorists, including few Pakistanis were shifted from Srinagar central jail to outside Kashmir Jails. This development took place following dramatic escape of Naved Jatt from Srinagar Hospital on 6th feb.
In th meantim S K Mishra, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Prisons, was shunted out, days after a Pakistani terrorist in custody staged a daring escape from the SMHS hospital in Srinagar.
Mishra was transferred and posted as Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Jammu and Kashmir Police Housing Corporation, a Jammu and Kashmir government order said.
The decision to transfer Mishra was made at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
Singh was Commandant General, Home Guards/Civil Defence/State Disaster Response Force, Jammu and Kashmir.
News24Bureau with Agencies