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30 prisoners from Jammu and Kashmir shifted to Agra amid tight security

Agra | 30 prisoners from Jammu and Kashmir landed at the Kheria airport in an aeroplane around Thursday afternoon following which they were shifted to the central jail.

The jail authorities and District officials refused to provide any comment on it.

According to eyewitnesses, the three vehicles carrying the prisoners to the jail had its windows covered with thick cloth. Additional forces, Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and SWOT teams have also been posted outside the jail, a report in HindustanTimes said.

The roads were cleared beforehand and the three vehicles that carried the inmates were headed by the police.

Jammu and Kashmir is on a high alert mode after the Centre revoked Article 370 and Article 35A. The security has tightened and an indefinite curfew has been implemented.

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