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Murder convict serving life sentence dies by suicide in Yerawada jail

March 26, 2022 7:28 am

He was serving a life term for murdering his wife and two children in Virar in 2010. A court had awarded life imprisonment to him in this case in 2011.

Pune: Yerwada prison guard attempts suicide in jail compound

February 27, 2022 2:13 pm

Officials said Amol Mane (28) fired a bullet into his forehead using his service rifle. He is currently on ventilator support at Sassoon General Hospital.

Hate speech case: Kalicharan Maharaj remanded to magisterial custody

January 07, 2022 7:14 am

Kalicharan had allegedly delivered a hate speech during a programme, Shivpratap Din, held in Pune on December 19. He was arrested from Raipur on Tuesday by a city police team.

Maharashtra Prison dept and IOCL launch drive to train inmates in sports

October 04, 2021 5:36 pm

As part of this initiative, experts associated with IOCL would be coaching inmates at different jails in various sports such as volleyball, chess, basketball and badminton.

Proposal to construct multiple modern prisons with Maharashtra govt: Deshmukh

January 01, 2021 2:21 pm

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was speaking to the media after he visited the Yerawada Central Prison in Pune, the largest prison in the state

Pune: Arrested in 2017 dacoity case, gangster out on bail

October 03, 2019 3:32 pm

Ghaiwal was arrested in November 2017 after corporator Vivek Yadav registered a complaint at Koregaon Park police station. He was booked under sections of the Indian Penal Code and the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act.

Jailhouse Rock

November 28, 2014 1:00 am

Not everyone is comfortable visiting the jail and meeting and spending time with its inmates

The sons of a woman on death row

September 01, 2014 12:39 am

Eldest is ‘mother and father’ to other three, too young to remember life with convicted murderer Renuka Shinde

Two-judge panel to hold 2nd hearing on PBA’s demand for HC bench in Pune

October 13, 2013 3:02 am

A two-judge panel of the Bombay High Court,which is looking into the demand of setting up a High Court bench in Pune,will give a second hearing to the Pune Bar Association (PBA) delegation on October 17.

Undertrial arrested for smuggling ganja into jail

August 29, 2013 3:13 am

Yerawada police arrested a 30-year-old undertrial prisoner for trying to smuggle ganja inside Yerwada Central Prison Tuesday


Mumbai restaurant to serve free dish celebrating Sanjay Dutt's release on Feb 25

February 23, 2016 7:46 am

Mumbai, Feb 23 (ANI): A restaurant owner in Mumbai will celebrate actor Sanjay Dutt's release from Yerwada central prison on February 25 by serving a special dish called 'Chicken Sanju Baba' for free at his restaurant Noor Mohammadi. Owner said the recipe of this dish has been personally given to him by Sanjat Dutt.