Four cops, two inmates injured in Baramulla Jail clash: Police

Srinagar: November 1: Police on Tuesday said four cops and two jails inmates were injured in clashes inside Baramulla District Jail over an administrative issue.

A police spokesman said: “Today around noon, Assistant superintendent of District Jail Baramulla informed that some jail inmates crated serious problems inside the jail premises on some administrate issue and have attacked the Jail staff.

“He also informed that the jail property including surveillance’ cameras were damaged. On this a police party was deputed to the jail premises’ which was also attacked by the jail inmates with stones, bricks and lathes. Some of the Jail inmates also damaged the wall of the district Jail by removing the bricks for pelting on the police party,” he said.

The spokesman said they also set on fire the main gate of the Jail which was extinguished with the help of fire services. “Four policemen were injured and Two Jail inmates also received minor injuries in the said incidents. A case FIR number 347/2016 under different penal sections of RPC has been registered in this regard in police station Baramulla and matter is being investigated,” he added.(GNS)