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A day after escape of undertrials, Prisons DIG inspects Hiriadka jail

A day after escape of undertrials, Prisons DIG inspects Hiriadka jail

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Jan 26, 2016 : DIG (Prisons) of North Division T P Sesha visited  the Hiriadka Prison in Udupi on January 25, Monday, a day after two under trials escaped from the prison.


The DIG who inspected the jail premises, also enquired with the prison officials regarding the incident . He also felt that a security lapse was the reason for the incident.

The DIG pointed out that the lack of staff in the prison was the main reason for the escape of under trials. He also stated that the number of staff in the Udupi prison was insufficient to   monitor the 123 inmates.

The fact that two under trials were missing came to light when the  inmates who were taken out to clean the premises on January 23, at around 3 pm were  taken in after which an attendance was called. Those missing are Kumar Gosavi and Ashok alias Babu.

Search is on for the missing under trials.

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Harish Acharya, Mangaluru Tue, January-26-2016, 1:52

Itthe tension Malthudhu daa praypjana . Balpunaga dane jailudu jaiditthara?

Tania singh, Punjab Tue, January-26-2016, 12:18
If the lack of staff was the main reason for the escape . the jail officials had to inform about the matter to the higher authority regarding this. Utter Foolishness of the jailers.
Hameed Sheik, Kasargod Tue, January-26-2016, 12:13

If DIG had to do this job before the escape it would be appreciated?

Manoj Menezes, Goa Tue, January-26-2016, 12:06

There is no point is searching the reason s for what happened but be alert in future and arrest the person escaped.

Supreet Kaur, Mumbai Mon, January-25-2016, 11:47

How can the prison officials be so careless in a culprit being escaping from the jail? Bullshit reasons...

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