Sabarmati Central jail

Ahmedabad serial blast case trial to restart from January 21

A special court formed to hear the city serial blast case of 2008 is likely to resume trial from Janaury 21 after the appointment of a new judge.

Jan 19, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

Encounter-accused cops learn spoken Sanskrit in Gujarat jail

IPS officers PP Pandey and DG Vanzara, accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, on Thursday completed a course in Sanskrit-speaking at the Sabarmati central jail here.

Dec 25, 2014, 21:43 PM IST

2002 Akshardham attack case: Four convicts walk out of jail after 11 years

A day after the Supreme Court acquitted all six convicts in the 2002 Akshardham temple terror attack case, four of them who have spent eleven years in the Sabarmati Central Jail here were released on Saturday.

May 18, 2014, 01:08 AM IST

2008 serial blasts: Court issues notices to prison authorities

Irked over non-production of 11 of 13 members of Indian Mujahideen facing trial in September 2008 Delhi serial blasts, court issued show cause notices to superintendents of Mumbai and Ahmedabad jails.

Feb 07, 2014, 18:45 PM IST

Gujarat jail tunnel digging case: Probe panel submits report

A three-member high-powered committee which probed a failed jail break bid in Sabarmati Central Jail by digging a tunnel, submitted its report to the Gujarat Home Department on Friday, a top official said.

Apr 12, 2013, 22:12 PM IST

Terror accused dug 214-ft tunnel under Sabarmati jail: Police

In a shocking discovery that could spell more trouble for the Sabarmati Central Jail authorities here, police have found that the tunnel dug by Ahmedabad serial blasts accused was 214 feet long and not 26 feet as originally said.

Mar 09, 2013, 23:48 PM IST

Sabarmati Jail tunnel case: Police get custody of five accused

A magistrate`s court here remanded the five accused of Ahmedabad serial blast case to police custody till March 5 in connection with the unsuccessful jail-break conspiracy at Sabarmati Central Jail.

Mar 01, 2013, 00:17 AM IST

Jail-break attempt: Sabarmati prison official suspended

A junior jail superintendent of the Sabarmati Central Jail here has been suspended in connection with the conspiracy of 14 accused of 2008 serial bomb blast case to escape through a tunnel.

Feb 13, 2013, 22:40 PM IST

Naroda Patiya convict Babu Bajarangi involved in altercation

Babu Bajarngi, who was convicted for life in the Naroda Patiya massacre case of 2002 post-Godhra riots, had an altercation with other inmates.

Sep 18, 2012, 22:02 PM IST

Online bail application system for Guj prisoners

In a phased manner, the old system of paper-based applications for bail, parole or furlough will be replaced by online system across the state.

Jun 25, 2012, 13:29 PM IST