| Feb 8, 2018, 23:14 IST

Highlights

  • The transfer comes just two days after an LeT terrorist staged a daring escape from SMHS Hospital
  • The decision to transfer Mishra was made at a Cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Mehbooba Mufti

The transfer comes just two days after an LeT terrorist staged a Daring Escape from SMHS Hospital

JAMMU: SK Mishra, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Prisons, was shunted out on Thursday, days after a Pakistani terrorist in custody staged a daring escape from the SMHS hospital in Srinagar.

Mishra was transferred and posted as Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Jammu and Kashmir Police Housing Corporation, a Jammu and Kashmir government order said.

The decision to transfer Mishra was made at a Cabinet meeting chaired by chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
Dilbag Singh, a 1987 batch IPS officer, replaced him.
Singh was Commandant General, Home Guards/Civil Defence/State Disaster Response Force, Jammu and Kashmir.
Mishra’s transfer comes just two days after 22-year-old Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Mohammed Naveed Jhatt staged a daring escape+ from SMHS Hospital with the help of two other terrorists.

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