Hyderabad: No mulaqats, says prisons department
Only e-meetings for inmates
Hyderabad: Telangana prisons and correctional services intend to initiate precautionary measures in prisons in view of COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings of prisoners with visitors have been cancelled in all jails in Telangana State with immediate effect to reduce movement and exposure of prisoners to ensure social distancing and for maintaining proper hygienic condition and safety of prison inmates.
All the family members, relatives and friends of prison inmates are requested not to come to meet in person to jails. Instead, Telangana Prisons assured to avail telephone facility and E-meetings to talk with the inmates until the lift of these restrictions.