Rival gangs clash inside Ropar jail, 3 inmates injured

The security inside the jail has been beefed up after the incident, said jail authorities.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:September 11, 2016 6:02 am

Three inmates including a gangster, Vicky Gondar, were injured after a clash broke out between two rival group inside the high security Ropar jail Friday. No case has been registered as both the groups refused to approach the police. The security inside the jail has been beefed up after the incident, said jail authorities.

The clash took place between Gondar group and the Ghora group when a volleyball match was in progress inside the jail premises. Ropar (city) SHO Pawan Kumar said the clash started when the members of Ghora group had heated arguments with Gondar.

“At least 15 members of Ghora group attacked Gondar and his two associates Navdeep Singh and Harjinder Singh “ Jail authorities called doctors and treatment was provided .