Chandigarh: Disgraced former Haryana
police chief SPS Rathore, sent to jail in Ruchika Girhotra
molestation case, will spend the night with seven others in a
barrack of the high security Burail Jail here.
Rathore will be in the company of seven others in
barrack no 10 of the jail, DIG , Prisons, N S Randhawa said.
Barrack no 10 lodges police personnel sent behind the
bars in criminal cases, the DIG said.
He, however, declined to name the other inmates of the
Rathore was taken to the Burail Jail after the
Sessions Court dismissed his plea challenging his six months
rigorous imprisonment in the molestation case of the budding
The medical condition of the former Haryana DGP was
found to be satisfactory.
Burail Jail sources said Rathore was medically
examined by the Jail doctor Balbir Singh.
"All the medical parameters, including ECG, were found
to be normal," the sources said.
Meanwhile, Rathore is not the only top cop from the
state to have been caught on the wrong side of the law.
Rathore is one of the three DGPs of the state police
who have been caught on the wrong side of the law and spend
time behind the bars.
Former DGPs Lachhman Das and Ramesh Sehgal were both
arrested, the first in a murder case and the other in an
alleged case of corruption.