Four officers of Central Jail Patiala dismissed from service

Zero tolerance towards violations of jail manuals : Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

Chandigarh, April 25:

Cracking the whip against those violating jail manuals with impunity and patronizing extortion, torture, inhuman treatment besides unnatural acts,  the Jail Department has dismissed four officers of the Central Jail, Patiala.

Disclosing this here today, the Jails Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said that an enquiry was entrusted to IG Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh regarding the allegations levelled by the family members of inmates namely Brajesh Thakur and Kiranveer Singh lodged in the Central Jail Patiala pertaining to the inhuman torture, extortion as well as unnatural acts being committed with their kin by certain jail officers in collusion with the gangsters lodged in the jail.

The minister said pursuant to the enquiry, Rajan Kapoor Deputy Superintendent Grade -2 the then Superintendent Central Jail Patiala, Vikas Sharma and Sukhjinder Singh both Assistant Superintendents Central Jail Patiala and Pragan Singh Head Warder Central Jail Patiala have been ordered to be dismissed from the service.

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