Central Jail

  • ED quizzes MPPEB's former exam controller August 4, 2014

    Enforcement Directorate questioned Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) former Exam Controller Pankaj Trivedi for near five-and-a-half hours on Monday, to know investments made by him in movable and immovable assets. A senior ED officer said that Trivedi was brought here amidst tight security from the Bhopal Central Jail, where he...
  • Yashwant is ‘right candidate’ to be Jharkhand CM: LK Advani June 17, 2014

    BJP veteran LK Advani on Tuesday met party colleague Yashwant Sinha in jail in Hazaribagh and asked him to secure bail and lead the party in the Jharkhand Assembly elections later this year, describing him as the “right person” for the chief minister’s post. 86-year-old Advani drove to the Hazaribagh Central...
  • 24 cases of tuberculosis reported in Farrukhabad Central Jail June 9, 2014

    Twenty-four cases of tuberculosis have been reported till now among the inmates lodged in Central Jail in Farrukhabad, officials said. Of the 29 inmates who underwent medical examination recently, 24 have been found suffering from TB out of whom eight are at a critical stage, district TB officer Dr Rajbir Singh...
  • Prisoners want phone in jails; Maharashtra government says Thane, Taloja have it May 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Government has informed the Bombay High Court that it had started on an experimental basis telephone facility in some jails for the prisoners so that they can talk to relatives in emergency or if they fell sick. This facility has been made available in Thane Central jail and Taloja...
  • NIA to interrogate four Patna serial blasts accused May 9, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will on Friday interrogate four people arrested in connection with the serial blasts here in 2013 ahead of a rally by BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, police said. The four men, Ahmad Hussain, Fakruddin, Mohammad Raju and Anil Pandey, will be interrogated by the NIA...
  • Clashes erupt after jail guards beat up prisoners, 4 injured April 26, 2014

    At least four prisoners were injured on Friday when they were allegedly beaten up by some guards in the high security Jodhpur Central Jail. All of them were admitted to hospital. The incident occurred after an inmate had a heated argument with a jail guard, after which the guard called his colleagues...
  • 4 policemen put behind bars after convict in Revati Singh murder case escapes March 13, 2014

    Four policemen were arrested and send to jail after a convict, serving life term for the murder of a BJP leader's wife, escaped while being taken from jail to a court in Muzaffarnagar for hearing in a case. The policemen-- sub-inspector Jhandu Mal and constables Deepak Kumar, Ompal Singh and Akhil...
  • Over 1,000 prisoners claim they have completed jail term, go on strike for release February 3, 2014

    Over a thousand prisoners went on strike in different jails of Jharkhand on Monday demanding their release, with some also on hunger strike. Around 700 prisoners are sitting on strike in Jai Prakash Narayan Central Jail, 200 in Garwah jail and 140 in Medininagar jail. The prisoners, most of them lifers, said...
  • Wary of SIMI plans, MP ATS wants trial court in Central Jail January 14, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Monday requested a sessions court in Bhopal to set up a special court on the premises of the Bhopal Central Jail for conducting trial of suspected SIMI members lodged in the facility. "The request for setting up of the special court was made...
  • One convicted for killing jailer over personal enimity, 3 acquitted December 19, 2013

    A court in Jodhpur on Thursday convicted one accused for the murder of the jailer of Jodhpur Central Jail in 2010, while acquitting three others for lack of evidence. The court will pronounce the sentence on December 21. District and Sessions court judge Manoj Kumar Vyas convicted Narendra Jat for fatally stabbing the jailer Bharat Bhushan...
  • Fodder scam: I am innocent, CBI did injustice to me, says Lalu Prasad December 17, 2013

    RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who was released on bail, on Monday said he was innocent and the CBI had done injustice to him in its probe into the Rs 950 crore fodder scam case that was unearthed during his chief ministerial term in undivided Bihar. "Mine is a no evidence...
  • Aarushi case: Talwars may be shifted to Agra Central Jail November 29, 2013

    Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, may soon be shifted to Agra Central Jail from Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad. Dasna Jail Superintendent Viresh Raj Sharma said that as per the rules, a person who has been awarded seven-year...
  • Lalu Prasad appears before special CBI courts in fodder cases November 19, 2013

    RJD president Lalu Prasad, who is serving a five-year prison term in a fodder scam case, appeared before separate special CBI courts in three of the four other fodder scam cases through video conferencing in Ranchi. Prasad registered his appearance through video conferencing from the Birsa Munda Central Jail, where...
  • Lalu Prasad to appear in court in two other fodder scam cases October 7, 2013

    Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad, who was sentenced to five years in prison in a fodder scam case, is likely to appear through video conferencing before CBI courts in two other fodder scam cases on October 7 and October 8. Prasad's counsels on Saturday petitioned the courts to issue production...
  • Fodder scam: How can I be punished when I have not done any crime, asks Lalu Yadav October 3, 2013

    Ranchi: "When I have not done any crime, how have I been punished?" This was Lalu Prasad's instant reaction when a CBI court jailed him for five years for his involvement in the fodder scam. An upset Lalu Prasad asked the question at the Birsa Munda Central Jail in Ranchi over video...
  • Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad gets 5 years in jail, loses Lok Sabha seat October 3, 2013

    RJD leader Lalu Prasad was on Thursday sentenced to five years imprisonment in a 17-year-old fodder scam case by a special CBI court after he was convicted on corruption and other charges four days back. The sentencing by special CBI judge Pravas Kumar Singh disqualifies Prasad from Parliament and renders him...
  • Sanjay Dutt to get a make-up man, don designer costumes in Yerawada Jail September 24, 2013

    Pune: The acting and dancing bug has again bitten Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt who is serving a 42-month sentence at the Yerawada Central Jail (YCJ) here. Sanjay, 54, along with some four dozen other inmates, has been selected to perform in a stage drama at a welfare show organised by the...
  • Prisoner commits suicide inside Tezpur Central Jail September 16, 2013

    A prisoner of Tezpur Central Jail has allegedly committed suicide on Monday by jumping into a well in the jail premises, prison sources informed. Lalit Nayak, serving life term since 2005, jumped into the well at around 6.30 PM on Sunday evening. Nayak was a resident of the 4th labour line in...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram refuses to give blood sample for test September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Self-styled godman Asaram, accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl at his ashram, was taken to the MDM hospital for a test but he refused to give his blood for the same. Asaram did not agree for the blood test and even questioned the police's motive, alleging that...
  • Team of doctors examine Asaram to ascertain if he needs 'special food' inside jail September 10, 2013

    A medical board constituted to examine self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's health, to ascertain if he needs "special food" from outside jail, on Monday examined him in Central jail in Jodhpur. After the examination he was taken to MDM Hospital on Monday afternoon for Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). On September 6, District and...
  • Bangalore: Serial rapist-killer 'Psycho Shankar' arrested September 6, 2013

    Bangalore: The dreaded serial rapist and killer Psycho Shankar's run from the law has ended in just five days. The Bangalore City Police have arrested him at the Kudlu Gate on Bangalore-Hosur Highway, Raghavendra Auradkar, Commissioner of Police Bangalore confirmed the news to IBNLive. According to city police sources, City...
  • 'Psycho Shankar' may have changed his appearance, say Bangalore police September 6, 2013

    Bangalore: The Bangalore police have released graphically modified pictures of serial rapist psycho Shankar saying he may have changed his appearance after escaping from central jail. The police, however, are struggling to find Shankar. The police have launched a manhunt but seem to be clueless about his whereabouts. Questions are being...
  • Only 5 out of 22 jail CCTVs were working when Shankar fled: Sources September 5, 2013

    Bangalore: The Bangalore police is still struggling to catch alleged rapist and serial killer 'Pyscho Shankar' as he continues to be on the run. Police sources have told CNN-IBN that only five out of 22 CCTVs were working at Bangalore's central jail when Shankar escaped. Sources also said that the...
  • Bangalore police release picture of 'psycho Shankar', manhunt on September 5, 2013

    Bangalore: The Bangalore police have released the latest picture of serial killer and rapist 'psycho Shankar', who had escaped from the Bangalore central jail five days ago, after scaling 30-feet walls. But speculation is rife that some jail officials might have helped Shankar duck security measures that were in place....
  • Jaganmohan Reddy discharged from hospital, shifted back to Chanchalguda jail September 5, 2013

    YSR Congress Party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy was shifted back to Chanchalguda Central Jail on Wednesday night after a hospital discharged him in Hyderabad. Police escorted Jagan, as the MP from Kadapa is popularly known, back to jail from the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), where he was admitted on...
  • Bangalore: Did jail politics help rapist 'psycho Shankar' escape? September 4, 2013

    Bangalore: It has been four days since the serial rapist and killer Psycho Shankar's daring escape from the high security central prison in Bangalore. The women are living in terror. But the police have not been able to trace him. According a state intelligence report, cold war between the lower...
  • Asaram enjoying VIP treatment in jail: Sources September 4, 2013

    Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram, accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl at his ashram, is reportedly enjoying VIP treatment in the Jodhpur Central Jail. Besides being provided bed and bedding, Asaram is also being given special food which has been cooked at the homes of jail officials. Two of his followers...
  • Fear grips Bangalore as serial rapist remains on the run September 4, 2013

    Bangalore: Many in Bangalore are now living in fear with a serial rapist known as 'psycho Shankar' on the run. In a big slip up by the Bangalore police, this convicted rapist escaped from the prison. A massive manhunt is now on. The runaway rapist is still on the loose...
  • Asaram supporters lathicharged outside Jodhpur central jail September 2, 2013

    Jodhpur: Hundreds of Asaram supporters were lathicharged by the police outside the Jodhpur central jail where they had assembled to protest against the self-styled godman's 14-judicial custody in a case of allegedly sexually assaulting aminor girl. Around 500 Asaram's supporters gathered outside the central jail to protest his arrest on Monday...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy continues fast on seventh day August 31, 2013

    YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday continued his indefinite fast even as he was shifted from one hospital to another in view of his deteriorating condition. Jagan, as the MP from Kadapa is popularly known, was shifted late on Friday night to Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS)...