Berhampur: Seven members of the
staff at Aska sub jail, including the jailor were suspended
for dereliction of duty on Friday in connection with the lynching
of an undertrial prisoner by co-inmates in the prison earlier
The suspended personnel are the
jailor-cum-superintendent, sub-assistant jailor, two head
warders and three warders, official sources said.
The state jail authorities suspended them after getting
the inquiry report on the incident from DIG (Prisons),
Berhampur, Dharanidhar Das, the sources said.
State Inspector General (Prisons) Pranabindu Acharya
confirmed the suspension.
Suresh Nahak (26), the undertrial was lynched by at least
six other inmates in the prison on Tuesday evening.
Police had registered a case against the six attackers
basing on the FIR lodged by the superintendent of the sub