Man serving life sentence celebrates birthday inside Bihar jail with cake and mutton

The viral video of double murder-accused Pintu Tewary sent the entire prison and police departments into a tizzy.

Published: 01st September 2019 05:44 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st September 2019 05:44 PM   |  A+A-

Criminal Pintu Tewary celebrated his birthday inside the jail. (Photo| ANI Twitter)

Express News Service

PATNA: Four jail guards of Bihar's Sitamarhi jail were suspended after video of a notorious criminal celebrating his birthday went viral on Saturday evening.

The viral video of double murder-accused Pintu Tewary sent the entire prison and police departments into a tizzy.

In the video, Tewary, who is serving the life-term in connection with a case of double-murder of engineers of 2015, is seen cutting a cake along with many other inmates. He was seen relishing mutton and rice along with other inmates inside the jail. 

According to Sitamarhi police, Tewary is a sharpshooter of north Bihar’s notorious Santosh Jha gang.

When asked about the incident, director-general of Bihar police Gupteshwar Panday told the media that an inquiry was ordered into the viral video by a team of officials of the prison department.

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