It was alleged that Rs 10 crore was extorted from Sukesh handrashekhar in instalments during 2018-21, for providing his comfortable, peaceful stay in the jail
Posted as assistant superintendent at Tihar Jail no 3, Deepak Sharma is a certified body builder too who invested Rs. 50 lakhs in the couple's proposed business in their alleged firm 'Rapid Nutrition'
The prison officials had conducted a search operation on June 21 at around 5-6 pm and a mobile phone and an improvised blade were recovered from jail numbers 8 and 9.
Two weeks ago, 100 officials from the jail were transferred with immediate effect after the killing of Tillu Tajpuriya
The prison authorities have lodged Lawrence Bishnoi in high security cell at Mandoli jail instead of Tihar Jail following the killing of gangster Tillu Tajpuriya in Tohar jail
The prisoner lodged in jail no 8 was found hanging in the toilet of the same complex where gangster Tillu Tajpuriya was killed
A show-cause notice was issued to the jail superintendent earlier and the inmates were transferred back to their respective cells
11 deputy superintendents, 12 assistant superintendents, 13 head wardens, 57 jail wardens, two head matrons, and four drivers were transferred to other jails
The arrested inmates, Attar Rehman and Chavanni, who are also lodged in Jail No. 8 had aided the four assailants and aides of deceased gangster Jitendra Gogi, in murdering Tajpuriya
A QRT comprises of prison staff, personnel of CRPF and ITBP will be deployed at jail number 8, a high-risk prison
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