Now the question arises -- 'What's wrong with the high-budget Delhi prisons that have far better facilities as compared to other jails across the country?'.
The judge of the fast track court, Ankur Sharma, also imposed a fine of Rs 30,000 on the accused after holding him guilty under sections 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code
The Uttar Pradesh government has created temporary jails in every district while internet services may be banned in some places to check spread of rumours through social media.
Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's counsel in the Supreme Court on Friday again told the court that the ex-minister has lost weight inside Tihar Jail.
Akeel says that all religions preach good things. He has been reading books in jail and being a Muslim, his preference has been the books concerning his religion. But, now he has come across the Gita and will read it. He says that he will try to understand the teachings and accept them if he likes them.
The matter came to light on Tuesday when an undertrial inmate named Sunil alias "Chooha", a resident of Trilokpuri, returned to the jail after appearing in a court hearing.
The inmate calling facility would initially be introduced at Central Jail Srinagar and Kotbhalwal Jammu besides District Jail Jammu.
One wall and the roof of the historical 240 square-ft jail room in which Nehru, K Santhanam and A T Gidwani were kept on September 22, 1923 collapsed on Wednesday following heavy rains, Faridkot Senior Superintendent of Police Rajbachan Singh Sandhu said.
Security has been tightened in and around the Beur Jail here that houses Patna terror blast accused and several Maoists among other inmates after the Intelligence Bureau warned the Bihar Police that there might be plans of a jailbreak or even a bomb blast, police said on Thursday.
By a US court, an Indian national was sentenced to one year and a day in prison for his role in an international conspiracy to smuggle people from India. Bhavin Patel, 39, operated a smuggling ring that brought foreign nationals into the US in exchange for fees.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Maryam Nawaz has released a video clip purportedly showing an accountability court judge allegedly confessing that he was "blackmailed and forced" to convict former premier Nawaz Sharif in a corruption case.
A video showing Unnao jail inmates flaunting a pistol and consuming liquor had gone viral on Thursday. Other than the transfer of 21 jail officials, action will also be initiated against 4 jail officials on grounds of laxity and dereliction of duty. A show-cause notice has been issued to the jail superintendent and the jailor.
The inmates even made video clips of the incident on their cellphones and posted them live on Facebook.
State Minister Siddharth Nath Singh on Thursday said that the government will take strict action against the inmates who are breaking rules inside the Unnao jail.
A video from Unnao's jail has gone viral. The video shows criminals in the jail having a party where alcohol is being served. Criminals are also seen brandishing guns inside the jail premises. This is not the first time such a video has emerged from
Resshmi B. Rasmi assaulted Station Inspector Gerald Chan Wee Ming while he was trying to question her and several others about the fight. He managed to break free from her but she became violent when his colleagues tried to arrest her.
The clash broke out after the convict Manoj Singh beat up some inmates and in retaliation, the gang members lynched Singh.
Four prisoners fled from a prison in the Neemuch district of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday morning. Prisoners od Kanawati Sub Jail in Neemuch manage to flee in the wee hours.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) action came a week after it registered a case against criminal-turned-politician and former Samajwadi Party MP Ateeq Ahmed and 15 others.