10 inmates injured in clash between two groups in Punjab's Central Jail
The incident in the jail occurred in less than a week after Mohinder Pal Bittu, the prime suspect in a case relating to the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Bargari in 2015, was beaten to death in the high-security prison in Nabha, near Patiala
On Thursday, at least 10 inmates of a jail in Punjab's Ludhiana city sustained injuries when a clash broke out between two groups, the police said. Security has been heightened in the Central Jail after the clash, a police officer told IANS, adding the cause of provocation is yet to be ascertained.
Punjab: Clash breaks out at Ludhiana Central Jail. Police forces have been deployed inside the premises. Fire brigade also present at the spot as fire has reportedly broken out there. 4 prisoners who had broken out of the jail have been brought back by police.More details awaited pic.twitter.com/RdD3IMv1LQ— ANI (@ANI) June 27, 2019
The incident in the jail occurred in less than a week after Mohinder Pal Bittu, the prime suspect in a case relating to the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Bargari in 2015, was beaten to death in the high-security prison in Nabha, near Patiala, by a murder convict and a murder accused on June 22.
Four #prisoners on June 18 allegedly attacked a fellow inmate inside the barrack of #Gurugram district jail, resulting in serious injury to him, an official said on June 20.— IANS Tweets (@ians_india) June 20, 2019
Photo: IANS pic.twitter.com/nUnQtZSMAt
In a similar incident which took place on June 18, 2019, four prisoners who are behind bars at Gurugram district jail, allegedly attacked a fellow inmate inside the barrack of the jail, thereby causing serious injury to him, an official said. The police said that the incident was reported when Chandrapal, booked under theft cases, got involved in an argument with another inmate, Niraj, in barrack number 2B.
Niraj and his three other associates in the same barrack, Pawan, Hariom and Jorawar, attacked Chandrapal, thereby leaving him with serious injuries.
SHO of Bhondsi police station Surender Kumar said the four brutally assaulted Chandrapal. He has received severe injuries in head, abdomen, and chest, he said, adding that he was admitted to a hospital for some time, but was shifted back to the jail later. Read the full story here.
With inputs from IANS
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