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Bihar to set up first open jail in Buxar
Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna | November 15, 2007 12:24 IST
"The decision to set up an open jail was taken at a high level meeting chaired by chief minister Nitish Kumar," IG (Prisons) Sandeep Paundrik said on Thursday.
Paundrik added that the proposal to set up an open jail has received in principal approval from the state government
A few months ago, a detailed project report about the state's first open jail was submitted to the Home Department.
A two-member team, comprising the superintendents of Phulwarisharif and Buxar central jails, was sent to Jaipur to study the functioning of open prisons in Rajasthan. The DPR was drawn up on the basis of their report.