J&K govt releases 28 prisoners on Independence Day

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Srinagar, Aug 15: The Jammu and Kashmir government today ordered the release of 28 convicted prisoners on the occasion of Independence Day.

In exercise of the powers conferred under section 34 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, the Governor is pleased to order that the remaining term of imprisonment on 28 prisoners shall be remitted with effect from 15 August 2016, said a statement issued by the Principal Secretary to the Government, Home Department.

J&K govt releases 28 prisoners on I-Day

Among those released today is one person who was sentenced to life. Mohammad Amin Dar, a resident of Banihal in Ramban district, was released from Central Jail Srinagar and handed over to his brother.

PTI 

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