Five jail staff suspended for letting convicts 'roam free'

Five jail staff suspended for letting convicts 'roam free'

Five jail staff suspended for letting convicts 'roam free'

Four wardens and a jailor were suspended after an internal inquiry found them guilty over the issue, chief superintendent of the jail M C Vishwanathaiah told PTI.Action was taken on the basis of the report submitted by DIG (Headquarters) Prison V S Raja, who held a probe into the allegations of jail authorities' involvement in allowing some convicts to go out of the jail, he said.The issue has created a major controversy exposing involvement of jail staff in certain illegal activities.

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