Sasikala paid Rs 2 crore bribe for VIP treatment in jail: DIG report

DIG (Prisons) D Roopa, in a report to Director General (Prisons) HN Satyanarayana Rao, has said there are speculations that Sasikala paid bribe to prison officials to get special facilities for herself with rumours also of the DG being a beneficiary himself.

By: ANI | Chennai | Updated: July 13, 2017 2:00 pm
Sasikala, Sasikala jail, Sasikala jail facility, Tamil Nadu, AIADMK A special kitchen has been set up for Sasikala, which is against the rule of the jail. (File photo)

Amid the speculations of former All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V Sasikala getting VIP treatment in Parappana Agrahara central prison where she is lodged in a corruption case, a report by the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) (Prisons) D Roopa has asserted that a bribe worth Rs  2 crore was given to the prison officials, including the Director General (Prisons) in order to avail special facilities.

Roopa, in a report to Director General (Prisons) HN Satyanarayana Rao, has said there are speculations that Sasikala paid bribe to prison officials to get special facilities for herself with rumours also of the DG being a beneficiary himself.

The letter, apart from the information about Sasikala, also talks about many other illegal instances inside the prison.

A special kitchen has been set up for Sasikala, which is against the rule of the jail.

Roopa has also mentioned about stamp paper scam accused Abdul Kareem too getting special facilities. “Earlier, he was on wheelchair and court allowed people for his assistance. But now, when he is fine, why is this continuing? In fact, three or four undertrials are there to serve him, who even gave him hands and feet massage,” the letter stated.

She also mentioned that she got medical check-up of jail inmates done and in the drug test it has come to light that many convict prisoners are using various types of drug kits in the jail.

She even exposed that a prisoner in the jail had tried to sexually assault a nurse in the hospital while he was bought for

She even exposed that a prisoner in the jail had tried to sexually assault a nurse in the hospital while he was bought for

She even exposed that a prisoner in the jail had tried to sexually assault a nurse in the hospital while he was bought for check-up, but no action taken over it.

Roopa even pointed out that prisoners are harassing doctors to prepare fake report stating they be shifted to hospital citing health reasons.

She also said that the DGP was trying to interfere with her work. She said a memo was sent by the DGP to her seeking an explanation on why she went to Central Jail on July 10.

Roopa has sent the report to additional chief secretary DGP prisons and home secretary too to take a disciplinary action against the guilty.

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    NaveenNayak
    Jul 17, 2017 at 8:20 pm
    Most shameful turn in Jail sentence Sasikala IS made VIP even in Jail ? Money Power played its part ?? Chief Minister does NOT investigate, but transfers the DIG who brought into open Pity Why not ask Sasikala to PAY 5 Crores and USE it for her release by devious means ? Our politicians will not allow true sincerity among admin officials !
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    1. Anirban Choudhury
      Jul 14, 2017 at 12:48 pm
      Situations like above could have been avoided and the high mighty woulnt have dared to try illegal previlages, if they had the fear of tasting the facility of earstwhile Cellular Jail of Port Blair. The solution is Developing a dreaded cellular Jail Narakondam island, North Middle Andaman District, A N Islands,India s: linkedin /pulse/holiday-satire-developing-dreaded-cellular-jail-island-choudhury
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        taxpayer
        Jul 13, 2017 at 1:52 pm
        Money is able to buy ANYTHING and ANYONE in India. Nothing is new in this case. Look at the history, there are even more stunning cases. Government is only a mute spectator in all such cases. Even GOD cannot save India and Indians.
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          Chander Pal
          Jul 13, 2017 at 12:27 pm
          This is no news. Jails provide any thing any service, as long as a duly signed note is appended and the pun is intended.
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          1. Damodar Biswal
            Jul 13, 2017 at 12:11 pm
            TN politicians r no better than Lalu.Now that the matter has come to light exemplary action should be taken against both the bribe giver n bribe taker.
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