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Ghazipur jail superintendent suspended

Last Updated: Friday, July 2, 2010 - 12:20

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has suspended Ghazipur jail superintendent following deaths of three undertrials in the prison, officials said here on Friday.

Ghazipur Jail Superintendent BC Yadav was suspended by the state government on recommendations of Prison department, they said.

60-year-old Brahm Deo, lodged at Ghazipur district jail, reportedly fell ill and died on June 21. On the same day two more inmates Ram Bharose Yadav (a criminal with over a
dozen cases) and Wasim Ahmed (booked for theft) were admitted to a hospital in critical condition.

Both of them died later.

The government has already suspended Ghazipur jailer Sitaram, they said.


First Published: Friday, July 2, 2010 - 12:20
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