Prison

Prison intercom violates our rights, say advocates

“It is a legal procedure for advocates to meet their clients in person to discuss about their case. Also, it is a basic right of inmates that allow them to meet their legal counsel in person.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Prison staff tries to breach CM security ring, arrested

“He along with two friends travelled to the city on Wednesday morning. They went to the house of the Health and Family Welfare Minister and took photographs with him,” said the police.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Three accused in TRS MLAs poaching case given conditional bail by Telangana High Court

The three accused were detained on October 26, 2022, but their remand was rejected by the Additional Special Court for ACB matters on October 27, 2022.

published on : 1st December 2022

SC seeks report from jails across country after President flags plight of non-release of poor despite bail 

The top court was hearing a plea by a life convict named Sonadhar, who has been in custody for 18 years and sought premature release.

published on : 29th November 2022

Video of jailed AAP minister meeting a Tihar jail superintendent surfaces

The purported video of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader meeting the jail superintendent was shared on social media by some BJP leaders.

published on : 26th November 2022

Intercom installed: Inmates of Coimbatore central prison can now chat with kin in peace

A total of 2,310 persons, including 110 women, are housed in Coimbatore Central prison as convicts and remand prisoners.

published on : 25th November 2022

45-year-old man sentenced to undergo life imprisonment in Ongole

The Santhamangaluru police filed a case and arrested the accused after gathering all the evidence against him.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Satyendar Jain asks CBI court to allow him food according to his religious beliefs

The statement said that Jain is on religious fast for the last six months because he was relying on consumption of uncooked fruits/vegetables, mixed seeds, dry fruits and dates in the jail.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Nine prisoners escape from jail in Nagaland, search ops underway

The prisoners include under-trial inmates and murder convicts, a police officer said, adding, they managed to flee in the early hours of Saturday after somehow getting hold of their cell keys.

published on : 20th November 2022

Uttarakhand: Prisoners released during Covid yet to return

A total of 198 prisoners were released on personal bonds for 30 days on the first day in various jails of the state following the SC order.

published on : 20th November 2022

Myanmar junta to release UK ex-ambassador, Australian and Japanese prisoners  

Former British envoy Vicky Bowman, Australian economics adviser Sean Turnell and Japanese journalist Toru Kubota "will be released to mark National Day", a senior officer said.

published on : 17th November 2022

Ideals of those against our release belong to Stone Age: Ravichandran

After serving nearly three decades in prison, 53-year-old R P Ravichandran walked out of Madurai Central Prison

published on : 14th November 2022

Timely, inexpensive justice right of every prisoner: J&K High Court CJ Magrey 

Magrey interacted with the inmates of the jail and assured redressal of their genuine grievances.

published on : 10th November 2022

Society secy sentenced to life for Rs 52.45-crore fraud in Telangana

The fraud came to light after some members of the society, located at Koti, lodged a complaint with the CCS in 2008.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Ramkumar ‘suicide’: Tamil Nadu must pay Rs 10L to dad, probe death

The commission has also asked the Tamil Nadu government to appoint enough prison officials to “ensure the safety and security of prisoners in their custody.”

published on : 1st November 2022

Tamil Nadu: Farewell parade held as senior DGPs Akhtar and Singh retire

Two senior DGPs of the Tamil Nadu police Mohammad Shakeel Akhtar, of the 1989 batch, and Sunil Kumar Singh, of the 1988 batch retired on Monday after three decades of service.

published on : 1st November 2022

SC seeks replies of Centre, EC on PIL seeking voting rights for prisoners

UIn 2019, a NLU student had challenged the constitutional validity of section 62(5) of the Representation of People Act which prohibits a jailed person from casting vote in elections.

published on : 31st October 2022

Iran's prisons 'torturing families': husband of jailed activist

Prize-winning Iranian human rights campaigner Narges Mohammadi has not met her husband Taghi Rahmani or her 16-year-old twins for seven years. Authorities have now stripped her phone cards as well.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Tennis legend Becker transforms into 'Yoga instructor' in prison

The German tennis legend was in April this year jailed for two and a half years for concealing £2.5m of assets to avoid paying money he owed after his bankruptcy.

published on : 20th October 2022

82 officials face probe over conman’s prison racket in Delhi

In April 2021, he was arrested in another money laundering case linked to the 2017 Election Commission bribery case, which allegedly involved a former AIADMK leader and others.  

published on : 20th October 2022
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