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District Jail Jammu

District Jail Jammu was commissioned during the Pre-Independence days and has served the erstwhile state well even during height of militancy. Like Central Jail Srinagar, this jail was also established during Maharaja's time and lots of renovation, addition and modification has been carried out to fortify it against the attempts of jail escape or jail break. On occasions it houses inmates beyond its capacity. Relevant information with regard to this jail is as under:

Distance from Bus Stand Jammu to Jail 03 Kms
Mode of Transport Metador, 3 Wheeler and Taxi
Location of the Jail Behind Govt. Ranbir Press Ambphalla, Jammu
Climatic Conditions Summer:Hot
Winter: Cold
Language spoken Hindi / Dogri
Lodgement capacity of the Jail 426
Total area of Jail 73 Kanals
Name of the Superintendent Jail Sh. Mirza Saleem Ahmad Beig
Contact information (O) 0191-2579328
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