Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

Arthur Road Central Jail


Mumbai: Prisoner found hanging in Arthur Road jail toilet

January 21, 2022 1:16 am

🔴 The police said Mohamed Hanif Mohamed Iqbal Sheikh, who was arrested in a theft case by JJ Marg police, allegedly used a bedsheet to hang himself inside the toilet.

Mumbai: Jail dept refuses repairs to Arthur Road prison court that housed Kasab, says need land for expansion

November 25, 2021 8:33 am

Earlier this year, the state government had sanctioned Rs 83 lakh to carry out immediate repairs on the court where the trial of 26/11 attacks convict Ajmal Kasab was carried out.

Builder and film financier Yusuf Lakdawala passes away at Arthur Road jail

September 09, 2021 5:11 pm

A jail official said that the 76-year-old was suffering from cancer and had been moved to the JJ hospital on Wednesday morning.

Mumbai: Overcrowded’ Arthur Road Jail to get eight new barracks

July 20, 2021 8:16 am

The State Human Rights Commission has regularly recommended that the jail be decongested. A committee appointed to look into the security features of the jail had suggested that amid ever-increasing high rises, the jail should be shifted.

Explained: What's inside Mumbai's Arthur Road jail, and why does it have such a reputation?

September 18, 2020 8:23 am

Both Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya have told courts in the UK about the conditions in the prison while seeking to fend off their extradition to India

Mumbai Central jail: ‘We didn’t sleep, sat in barracks to ensure we didn’t end up sleeping near an infected inmate’

May 19, 2020 5:17 am

The undertrial, in his 40s, who had been in the jail since 2018, said even after the outbreak, social distancing norms could not be followed.

Quadruple murders accused under scanner for running illegal activities from prison

April 09, 2014 3:25 am

The CIU is probing if he had been managing illegal activities from inside the prison.

Probe on into 'threat letter'

May 15, 2013 12:53 am

The police have initiated investigation into an anonymous letter threatening to attack the Arthur Road Central Jail if actor Sanjay Dutt is lodged there.

Kasab wants his case to be heard by international court

October 22, 2010 1:51 pm

23-year-old Kasab,the lone surviving Pakistani terrorist in the terror attacks,continues making fresh demands.