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BYCULLA JAIL NEWS

Byculla prison death: Trial begins, defence seeks permission to visit jail premises where Shetye was attacked

November 16, 2018 3:28 am

Six defence advocates representing as many accused moved a plea stating that since they would not get a sense of the place only based on the description of the jail, they should be permitted to access the premises for inspection allowing them to defend their clients better.

'Will CBI take responsibility if I die,' Indrani Mukerjea argues for bail plea in court

October 16, 2018 5:37 pm

The CBI had said that Indrani’s bail plea is “without merits” and done to delay the trial.

Mumbai: After tender mentions 'beef', BMC clarifies it meant buffalo meat

October 12, 2018 7:49 pm

The goof-up took place due to wrong translation of the term 'buffalo meat' as "beef" in the tender notice published in Gujarati and Hindi newspapers, a civic official said.

Food given to prisoners fit for consumption: FDA report

July 25, 2018 1:37 am

Officials from the FDA said that the cooked food of Thursday night was not available following which the FDA had to collect raw material from the kitchen.

86 prisoners, infant hospitalised in Mumbai's Byculla jail

July 21, 2018 8:46 am

They complain of vomiting, diarrhoea; IG Prisons says inmates may have reacted to strong dose of medicine administered by municipal health department as precautionary measure against cholera.

Mumbai's Byculla Jail: At least 82 female inmates in hospital after complaints of diarrhoea, two critical

July 20, 2018 4:46 pm

According to Dr Sanjay Surase, medical superintendent at JJ Hospital, patients are suffering from vomiting, lose motion, abdominal pain and dehydration. “Treatment is on. All are under observation,” he said. Few patients remain critical.

Byculla jail: Another inmate alleges assault by prison official

June 08, 2018 4:56 am

Nearly a year after a convict lodged in Byculla women’s jail was allegedly assaulted leading to her death, another accused has raised allegations of torture.

Jail staff have no authority to beat up an inmate in any manner, for any reason: Mumbai court on Manjula Shetye death

December 01, 2017 3:40 am

According to the prosecution, the assault on Shetye — who was a warder — had taken place over distribution of eggs and bread in the jail.

Byculla inmate death: Days before she was killed, Shetye said she feared for her life, says inmate

October 05, 2017 2:38 am

In her six-page statement, Ansari has added that after Shetye was assaulted on June 23, accused prison guard Vasima Sheikh had told her that they had beaten Shetye “like a dog”.

Byculla inmate death: ‘After assault, accused laughed, warned others of same fate’

October 04, 2017 4:24 am

The chargesheet claims that the jail authorities tried to cover up the case by alleging that Shetye had suffered a fall.