Jharkhand State Sentence Revision Board meeting chaired by Chief Minister decided to release 24 prisoners

Ranchi: In the meeting of the Jharkhand State Sentence Revision Board chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren today release of 50 prisoners serving life sentence was reviewed. During this after discussion on the opinion of the courts, Superintendent of Police, Jail Superintendent and Probation Officer of the concerned districts, it was agreed to release 24 prisoners. 

The Chief Minister said that a data bank should be made of all the prisoners who are released. There should be a system of tracking and monitoring the activities of these prisoners after leaving jail. The Chief Minister said that proper counseling should also be done for these prisoners from time to time. 

Apart from this, they should also be linked to the schemes of the government, so that they remain connected with the mainstream. At the same time, there should also be a system for the rehabilitation of needy prisoners. In this meeting, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Vandana Dadel, Principal Secretarycum- Legal Advisor of the department Nalin Kumar, Director General of Police Ajay Kumar Singh, Secretary to the Chief Minister Vinay Kumar Choubey, Judicial Commissioner, Ranchi Arun Kumar Rai and Prison Inspector General Uma Shankar Singh were present.

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