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Review committee visits detention center

KOKRAJHAR: An eight-member delegation of  a special review committee on detention center, led by chairman Debojit Mukherjee visited the detention center in Kokrajhar on Tuesday.

The delegation members include Debojit Mukherjee, deputy inspector of police (Border) and chairman of the committee, district judge (retired) H Singh, IGP of Prisons Barnali Sharma, D Saikia, AIG of Prisons and several senior police officials.

There are 142 inmates including 14 minors are kept in the Kokrajhar detention center.

There are six detention centers across the state.

Mukherjee informed that his team visited the detention center reviewing health, medical condition of the inmates.

He said that the committee is submitting their visiting reports to the government within the three months. The review committee has opined that conditions and informations gathered during the visits will be focussed in their reports for the government to make necessary initiatives.

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