Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, July 31
After deputing some battalions of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for safety, the Punjab Jails division on Saturday posted 4 officers of the Border Security Force (BSF) as superintendents of central jails in 4 districts.
This is the primary time that officers from the BSF or any central safety power have been posted as heads of a jail in Punjab, mentioned ADGP Jails PK Sinha.
Jails Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa mentioned officers from the BSF have been taken on deputation to improve the administration and safety. He mentioned it was additionally as a result of Punjab Police officers have been reluctant to return on deputation with the jails division.
The BSF officers posting orders have been issued among the many postings of 33 officers, together with 10 jail superintendents.
Others transferred embody Additional Jail Superintendents, Deputy Superintendents and Parole officers.
The new jail superintendents and their postings from the BSF have been: Surinder Singh-Central Jail, Ferozepur; Parvinder Singh-Central Jail Amritsar; Rajinder Singh Hundal-Central Jail, Gurdaspur and Joginder Pal – Central Jail, Faridkot.
The jail superintendents from the jail cadre given postings have been: Manjit Singh Tiwana-Central Jail, Hoshiarpur; Iqbal Singh Dhaliwal- Central Jail Bathinda; Arvinder pal Singh Bhatti, Maximum Security Jail, Nabha; Rahul Raj-Open Jail Nabha; Lalit Kohli-New District Jail; Nabha and Baldev Singh Kang- particular jail, Bathinda.