Sleepless night for Salman inside Jodhpur Jail

Sleepless night for Salman inside Jodhpur Jail

Actor Salman Khan who is currently lodged in Jodhpur's Central Jail is facing uncomfortable moments inside.

As per the insiders in jail, Salman Khan, who was given tag of Qaidi No 106 was unable to sleep till 2 AM in the night. "Everyone knows that he is used to the lavish lifestyle, which is why he was unable to sleep. He lied down on blankets spread on the floor. He hardly slept. At 6 am in the morning, the sound of siren woke him up" a Jail official told DH.

Salman also Known for being a fitness freak continued his routine by walking into the barrack on Friday morning. Post-walk actor had milk and moong ki daal in his breakfast offered by jail staff.

On Thursday night after Salman was lodged in Barrack No 2, his bodyguard Shera had handed over bermudas and mosquito repellent to the jailer, which actor wore throughout the night. He had sabzi and chapatti in dinner.


The actor reached allotted a barrack next to the self-styled Godman Asaram Bapu who is also housed in the same jail after being convicted of rape.

Speaking to DH, Jodhpur Central Jail Superintendent Vikram Singh said, "No special arrangements have been made for the actor. We have allotted him Barrack No 2, which is adjacent to Asaram's barrack". Before his lawyer applies for bail on Friday, the barrack where Salman will spend a has no cooler or AC - only a fan to comfort the 52-year-old superstar. Moreover, the actor will be using a common toilet, which as per the jailer is clean enough.

When asked about the internal security in the jail as it houses few aides of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi who had threatened to harm Salman, Singh said, "We will provide him extra security inside the jail, in case it is needed".

Salman returns to the same jail he spent one week in 2007:

In August 2007 Salman Khan had spent a week in the same Jodhpur Central Jail after Rajasthan High Court sentenced him to five years in prison, under the Arms Act which was suspended a week later on his appeal.

At present, the Jodhpur Central Jail houses self-styled Godman Asaram Bapu and former MLA Mahipal Maderna, a convict in Bhanwari Devi sex scandal and Shambulal Regar - infamous for the murder of Muslim labourer Afrazul which he had video-recorded

The central jail was recently in the news for a major security breach after Shambulal Regar -posted hate videos online from the jail premises.

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