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Delhi jails 'grossly' overcrowded, prisoners double than capacity: CAG

 Jails in Delhi are "grossly" overcrowded with the number of prisoners lodged being more than double of the capacity and construction of new prisons could not materialise due to delay in acquisition or non-acquisition of land, a CAG report has said.

Special remission for over 1,250 inmates of Delhi prisons

Over 1,250 inmates lodged in Tihar and Rohini jails here were granted remission of sentence on the occasion of 68th Independence Day.

Killing of inmate: Jail authorities draw court`s ire

Terming as serious matter the killing of an undertrial by other inmates, a Delhi court has suggested that the possibility of a "cover-up" by the Rohini Jail authorities to save senior officers cannot be ruled out and said it required an independent probe.

Court questions transfer of undertrial prisoner

A Delhi court has questioned the decision of the jail authorities to transfer an undertrial prisoner back to Rohini Jail from Tihar, where he was shifted after an altercation with other inmates.

CMM to inspect Rohini Jail after allege torture

A magistrate would be visiting Rohini Jail on Wednesday to inquire into incidents of alleged torture of inmates.

Undertrial dies in Rohini jail

A 28-year-old undertrial prisoner
died after he was allegedly involved in a fight inside the
Rohini jail premises, police said on Thursday.