Due to incessant rains, the Ballia Jail was waterlogged.
Baliya: Due to incessant rains, the Ballia Jail got waterlogged. Due to this the prisoners got into trouble. The district administration has sent the prisoners to other jails to save them. There were 939 prisoners in Ballia Jail, who were sent to different jails. Divisional Commissioner Azamgarh Vijay Vishwas Pant called a meeting of officials on Saturday evening to finalize the strategy for drainage of water from the submerged areas of Ballia and Azamgarh.Also Read – MP weather News Alert: When will monsoon depart from Madhya Pradesh, Meteorological Department gave this information
He said, “Mainly the main city areas of both the districts are badly affected by incessant rains. Most of the city areas of Azamgarh are submerged, while the inmates have been shifted to jails in Azamgarh and Ambedkar Nagar districts due to massive waterlogging inside the Ballia Jail. Also Read – UP: Husband-wife and 12-year-old child brutally murdered in Kanpur, all three bodies found covered with blankets
Ballia and some other districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh received heavy rains on Friday and Saturday, leading to waterlogging. Heavy duty pumps were installed to remove the water. Ballia district jail superintendent Lal Ratnakar Singh said there was heavy waterlogging inside the barracks and officials issued orders to shift the prisoners. Also Read – Female constable and officer made relationship in front of child in swimming pool, husband watched video on WhatsApp, now…
He said that 600 were sent to Azamgarh Jail, while 339 were shifted to Ambedkar Nagar Jail on receiving orders to transfer 939 prisoners, including 61 women. While arranging buses, the officials ensured tight security arrangements for shifting of prisoners till late Saturday night. Six marriage halls in Azamgarh were converted into shelter homes for those whose houses were flooded with water.