Around 10,000 kilograms of "ready to eat" food material, prepared by Tihar jail inmates has been sent for the residents of flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir in the last three days, an official said here on Friday.
Suggestions were on Wednesday invited by the Delhi High Court on various issues, including alleged torture of inmates and circulation of drugs in Tihar Jail, saying it will issue directions later to deal with the same. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw invited the suggestions from Delhi government and an NGO, Multi Action Research Group, according to which circulation of drugs, violence between inmates as well as torture of undertrials is going on un-checked.
Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal is in a "habit of filing false complaints", the Tihar jail authority on Friday told a Delhi court while responding to his plea in which he had alleged that he was being treated "worse than an animal" in the high security prison.
Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, arrested for his alleged involvement in various terror strikes across India, on Monday claimed before a court here that he is being treated "worse than an animal" in Tihar Jail and not provided proper food in the holy month of Ramzan.
Delhi High Court has directed Tihar Jail authorities to ensure a "congenial and conducive environment" during participation of child witnesses of below 12 years of age by keeping them away from inmates and "gun- toting guards" in the main prison complex.
Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal on Thursday claimed before a special court that he was "severely tortured" in NIA custody and kept in "solitary confinement" in Tihar Jail without proper food and treatment though he was suffering from stomach ailment.
The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to challenge the order of the Metropolitan Magistrate, who sent its leader Arvind Kejriwal to judicial custody for not furnishing a bond in a defamation case, in a higher court.
AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Friday explained to his supporters the circumstances behind him being in jail even as his party launched a mass contact programme over the issue to strengthen its support base with an eye on Assembly elections in Delhi.
Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav, who was taken into custody for violating prohibitory orders imposed around Tihar Jail protesting Arvind Kejriwal`s arrest, was today granted bail by a Delhi court which refused to go into the legality of his arrest on the ground that the probe was at an initial stage.