Chandigarh: Soon after being lodged in
Burail Jail here, disgraced former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore
today underwent a medical examination, results of which were
"All the medical parameters, including ECG, were found
to be normal," jail sources said after 68-year-old Rathore was
examined by prison doctor Balbir Singh.
"Now, he is most likely to spend the night in the
jail," they said.
Rathore was arrested for the first time today after a
court enhanced his sentence from six months to 18 months for
molesting 14-year-old Ruchika Girhotra in Panchkula on
August 12, 1990. Three years after the incident, Ruchika had
Rathore`s lawyer-wife Abha, who was not present when
he entered the jail premises, came to the prison later in
She refused to take any questions from the media
saying, "Please do not cover it".
Abha, who had earlier told the court that her husband
was a heart patient and needed medical care, was not allowed
to enter the jail premises and stopped at the gate itself. On
being questioned by jail staff, she said that she had come to
give medicines and clothes to her husband.
The jail officials told her that her husband had been
examined by a government doctor after which she started to
leave. But after walking a short distance, Abha stopped again
when jail officials told her that she could hand over the
clothes for Rathore.
Abha then gave the clothes in a small brief case which
was checked by the jail officials at the gate and then taken
The jail officials did not take the medicines from
Abha saying it would be taken care of by prison authorities as
per the jail manual.