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Two physiotherapists for 16,000 inmates at city’s 3 jails, Delhi HC told

The direction came after the court commissioner, appointed to inspect the physiotherapy units, said only two physiotherapists visit the jails.

New plan: Full body X-ray scanners in Delhi jails

The installation of a human body scanner cropped up during hearing of a plea by a woman — Syed Kauser — who has sought a probe into the attack on her son in Tihar Jail on September 17, 2017, by 30-40 police personnel.

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Despite bail, inmates still languishing in prison: Delhi High Court

"In case a judge stands transferred before the execution, it shall be the responsibility of the successor judge to ensure execution. This shall be reported in the statements sent by the judges,” the court had said.

In pipeline: Online system for jail visitors

On Friday, the DG submitted a status report saying “sincere efforts were being made to start the online system at the earliest in the interest of inmates as well as visitors”. The visit of advocates was also “meticulously considered” to be included in the e-visitor module, it said.

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