Jail inmates post video accusing supdt of seeking bribe, probe on
SANGRUR:HOURS after a video, shot by seven inmates of the district jail on the premises, accusing the jail superintendent of demanding ₹1 lakh bribe for not implicating them in false cases went viral on social media on Saturday, SSP Sandeep Garg has ordered a probe into the claims.
Five undertrials and two convicts are seen in the video. This also raises questions on how did they manage to smuggle a mobile inside the jail, even as the authorities claim the prisons are heavily guarded. “I have told the SP (headquarters) to probe these allegations and also the use of mobiles inside jails,” SSP Garg said. Taking note of the video, AIG (jails) Manjit Singh Kalra inspected the jail and met the inmates seen in the video.
The inmates are Gurpreet Singh of Dhanaula; Mandeep of Bugran; Gurpayar of Ugrahan; Makhan of Kheri Jattan; Gurwinder of Togawal; Gurbeant from Chahar and Ranjit Singh, of Kourian.