Muslim prisoner in Tihar branded with ‘Om’ symbol, Delhi court orders inquiry
| Friday | 19th April, 2019
A Delhi court has called for an inquiry and issued a notice to DGP (Prison) after a Muslim undertrial was branded with an “Om” symbol allegedly by a Tihar jail superintendent.
The court had asked Tihar jail authorities to submit a report within 24 hours.
“The accused has been subject to cruelty and inhuman treatment in jail by Jail Superintendent Rajesh Chauhan.
AdvertisingThe matter came to light after the undertrial prisoner informed his family of the cruelty and inhuman treatment in jail by superintendent Rajesh Chauhan.
It is alleged that on April 12, the jail superintendent had burn-imprinted ‘Om’ on the back of the accused and had also deprived him of food for two days,” the court order read.
Your support to NYOOOZ will help us to continue create and publish news for and from smaller cities, which also need equal voice as much as citizens living in bigger cities have through mainstream media organizations.
Stay updated with all the Delhi Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.