Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Sikkim High Court Chief Justice visits State Jail

GANGTOK, November 18 (IPR): Chief Justice of the High Court of Sikkim, Justice Aftab Hussain Saikia today visited Rongyek Jail.
He was accompanied by the Judge, High Court of Sikkim SP Wangdi, Registrar General, High Court of Sikkim Meenakshi M Rai, Chief Judicial Magistrate L. Subba and other officials of the High Court.
On his arrival at the state jail premises, the Chief Justice was received by YT Gensapa, SP Jail and was presented the guard of honour by the Sikkim Police.
Thereafter, Chief Justice visited different barracks and met with the inmates and enquired about their cases and their living condition. He also visited the orchid shed which is being maintained by the inmates themselves.
Justice Saikia also shared knowledge on legal matter and proceedings and offered advice and suggestions to the inmates of the state Jail. He also visited the workshop site of carpentry, tailoring, library, sale counter displaying various products made by the inmates.

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