Telangana: Japan team to make film on Sangareddy jail

Sangareddy is now well known in the world for Jail Museum as there is no such jail in the world.

Published: 15th February 2018 03:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th February 2018 03:28 AM   |  A+A-

Students take part in Heritage Jail Week celebrations at Sangareddy on Wednesday | Express

By Express News Service

SANGAREDDY: Jail department Director General K Vinay Kumar Singh said a team from Japan is planning to make a documentary on Sangareddy Heritage Jail soon.Inaugurating week-long celebrations at District Heritage Jail Museum on Wednesday, he said Sangareddy is now well known in the world for Jail Museum as there is no such jail in the world. He said people can spend a day paying Rs 500 without committing any crime to feel jail experience and added that many people from within the country and abroad are visiting to avail it.

He said soon a team from Japan is going to come to shoot a documentary on the Jail Museum. He said in the past he worked as united Medak district SP and can claim he is a local of Sangareddy. He added that he got a chance to pay back to Sangareddy in the form of Feel the Jail idea. He said every student should pay back to their mother land. Jails IG Narsimha said the number of criminals has significantly come down with the implementation of reforms in jail department.

He added that the development programmes taken up by the jail department is the main reason for decline in number of criminals. He announced the setting up of 100 petrol pumps in the state and added that children of former inmates will be provided work at these pumps. He said different types of products are manufactured in jails and currently 50 shops are run.Sangareddy SP S Chandrashekar Reddy said in the past people used to be scared of jail and with reforms in jail department, this is changed. 

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