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Clash in Bikaner jail leaves 3 dead

Three inmates of Bikaner Central Jail were killed and two jail officials sustained severe injuries in a clash inside the jail premises

Written by Express News Service | Jaipur | Published: June 29, 2013 4:29:41 am

Three inmates of Bikaner Central Jail were killed and two jail officials sustained severe injuries in a clash inside the jail premises on Friday.

Those killed were identified as Pawan Kumar,35,and convicts Mullaram,71,and Cornel Singh,84.

A 35-year-old convict serving life term,Habib,allegedly hit Mullaram with a brick and then attacked four others with the same brick. The incident took place around 9 am. Habib is said to be mentally ill and had also been treated at a Jaipur hospital earlier this year. He said Pawan and others poked fun at him and that was the reason why he attacked them.

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