Faridkot jail inmate’s video goes viral; Superintendent suspended
Faridkot, Could 26
After a video shot by an inmate of the Faridkot central jail went viral, Jail Superintendent Joginder Pal has been positioned underneath suspension by the state authorities after an inquiry by a DIG-rank officer.
Inmate Karan Sharma, who was arrested for possessing unlawful weapons, had allegedly shot the video contained in the jail and shared it with folks exterior. The police have registered a case in opposition to Sharma, who’s accused of constructing a video name from the jail to relative Sunil Kumar of Faridkot. He’s accused of exhibiting the within view of the jail, together with barracks, within the video.
The jail has already been within the information over rampant use of cell phones by inmates. Round 150 cell phones are recovered from the jail yearly, placing the position of jail authorities underneath the scanner.
Throughout a search of the jail on Thursday, 5 cell phones, two cellphone chargers and two units of headphones have been recovered. Whereas three cell phones have been recovered from three inmates, two telephones, two set of chargers and headphones have been discovered deserted in a rest room, mentioned Faridkot SHO Sandeep Singh.