Maharashtra prisons security upped, scanner-CCTVs in Yerwada jail

Yerwada prison in Pune has been equipped with a baggage scanner to check smuggling of illegal objects inside jail besides 55 CCTVs to keep a tab on inmates, Maharashtra Assembly was informed.

RR Patil`s removal sought for "leaking" info on Kasab

Shiv Sena MLC Anil Parab has asked Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan to dismiss Home Minister R R Patil from the state cabinet for "leaking details" about 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab`s time in prison and his cremation inside the Yerwada jail.

Mahatma Gandhi`s prison `charkha` to be auctioned in UK

One of Mahatma Gandhi`s most prized possessions, the `charkha` he used in Yerwada Jail, will go under the hammer at a prestigious British auction house on November 5 with the minimum bid set at 60,000 pounds.

Can break into Yerwada jail in Rs 5 lakh, claims MLA

A legislator created a flutter in Maharashtra Assembly by telling Home Minister that he could "break into" Pune`s Yerwada Jail for Rs five lakh.

Sanjay Dutt shifted to Yerwada Jail in Pune

Actor Sanjay Duttwas shifted to Yerwada Jail in Pune from Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail early on Wednesday.

Sanjay Dutt feeling suffocated in `Anda` cell, pleads to be shifted

Actor Sanjay Dutt, sent to the Arthur Road Central jail here, spent a restless night reading spiritual books, while his lawyer on Friday requested the TADA court to shift him from the high-security egg-shaped cell where he felt suffocated.

Sanjay Dutt spends sleepless night in Arthur Road jail

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt spent a sleepless night in Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail after he surrendered to serve the remaining 42 months prison term. He was convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.

Sanjay Dutt to work as cook in Yerwada jail?

Convicted for involvement in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt, appears all set to spend 42 more months in the high-security prison.

1993 Mumbai blasts: Sanjay Dutt will surrender tomorrow

Sanjay Dutt can’t postpone it any further. Convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, the Bollywood superstar will surrender before the designated TADA court in south Mumbai by tomorrow evening, his lawyers told the court on Wednesday.

Sanjay Dutt fears threat to life; wants to surrender before jail

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Tuesday told a TADA court that he was facing threat to life from fundamentalist groups.

Kasab – From poverty in Pakistan to noose in Pune

It was his father`s refusal to buy him new clothes on Eid that forced a miffed Ajmal Amir Kasab to quit home, take to crime and then embrace jihad, leading to his death in India.

Operation X: How Kasab was moved from Mumbai to Pune

The operation to execute Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was on Wednesday shrouded in secrecy with even the hangman kept in the dark.

26/11 terrorist Kasab was nervous before hanging

Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone Mumbai attacks terrorist who was captured alive in November 2008, was Wednesday executed at Pune’s Yerwada jail.

26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab hanged, buried inside Yerwada Jail

Five days before the 4th anniversary of 26/11 attacks, Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was executed at Pune’s Yerwada Jail on Wednesday morning.

Proposal to shift Kasab to Pune`s Yerwada jail

After reviewing the security of
Mohammed Kasab at the Arthur Road Jail here, Mumbai Police has
moved a proposal to the Maharashtra government requesting that
the Pakistani terrorist be shifted to Pune`s Yerwada jail.

Convict makes daring escape from Pune’s Yerwada jail

A 40-year-old murder convict escaped
from the Yerawada jail here cutting iron grills of his barrack
and jumping over the jail wall, police said Tuesday.