VIP cells in all prisons to go, says Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Might 14
The Punjab Authorities in the present day mentioned that there can be no VIP cells in jails, and all these discovered responsible of violating the regulation can be handled equally. Current VIP cells can be transformed into administrative blocks.
No services for regulation violators
These lodged in jails have been punished by courts for violating regulation and so they can’t get pleasure from services whereas sitting in jail. — Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Chief Minister
“These lodged in jails have been punished by courts for violating regulation and so they can’t get pleasure from services whereas sitting in jail,” CM Bhagwant Mann mentioned. The jails would now be reform homes (sudhar ghar) within the true sense the place criminals would pay for his or her sins, he added.
It might be talked about that former minister Bikram Singh Majithia is presently lodged within the Patiala jail. PTC Information MD Rabindra Narayan has additionally been within the jail since his arrest in April.
Following reviews that particular remedy was being given to Majithia, Jails Minister Harjot Bains visited the Patiala jail. After that, Majithia was shifted to a smaller cell.
In a video message, Mann mentioned his authorities confiscated 710 cell phones from jails beneath a particular drive between March 16 and Might 10. The purpose was to interrupt the again of gangsters working from jails. Throughout the drive, 166 cell phones had been seized in March, 354 in April and 190 in Might (10 days).
The CM mentioned investigations had been on to nab the individuals in whose identify these cellphone numbers had been registered. Strict motion can be taken towards them, he mentioned. Duty of the officers and jail workers discovered concerned in it could even be mounted, he added.