Sabarmati Jail

  • Gujarat jail tunnel digging case: Probe panel submits report April 12, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A three-member high-powered committee which probed a failed jail break bid in Sabarmati Central Jail by digging a tunnel, submitted its report to the Gujarat Home Department on Friday, a top official said. "A report has been submitted by the committee on the tunnel digging case," Principal Home Secretary...
  • Gandhi letter to Tagore's brother fetches 7 times of estimate December 12, 2012

    London: A letter written by Mahatma Gandhi in 1922 from Sabarmati jail to Rabindranath Tagore's eldest brother Dwijendranath on Wednesday fetched 49,250 pounds, over seven times its pre-sale estimate, at a Sotheby's auction in London. After being lodged in the jail in Ahmedabad, Gandhi wrote the autographed letter to Dwijendranath rejoicing...
  • Sabarmati Jail prisoners called Pak after blasts: Cops August 1, 2008

    New Delhi: Four days after the blasts that ripped through Ahmedabad killing 49 people and injuring 180 others, the investigators have claimed a breakthrough in the case. They said that a single terror organisation was responsible for the Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Jaipur blasts as well as the 21 live bombs that...
  • Terror suspect stays connected by cellphone in jail February 24, 2008

    Ahmedabad: The Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad is home to some of Gujarat's dreaded criminals and terrorists. But in this state, whose Chief Minister flaunts his handling of internal security, and blasts the Centre for being soft on terrorists, convicts are having a free run inside the jail. A government...