Saturday, March 21, 2009

Special police team conduct raids in Palamu district jail

Medninagar (Jharkhand), March 21: A day after the shoot-out incident in Ghaghidih divisional jail in Jamshedpur which claimed the lives of two inmates, a special police team on saturday conducted raids in Palamu district jail.

A special police team led by the sub-divisional magistrate, Ravindra Singh, conducted the raid and searched the cells thoroughly, superintendent of police Ravi Kant Dhan said.

Naxalite literature, three mobile phones alongwith chargers, a knife and ganja were recovered during the raid.

Security arrangement has been tightened inside the jail and para-military personnel were deployed outside the jail to keep vigil on the anti-social elements.

Meanwhile, a Jamshedpur report said the inmates belonging to the rival gangs today raised slogans against each other and exhanged abusive words.

The district officials rushed to the spot to monitor the situation, sources said.

Paramjit Singh, a notorious criminal facing trial in over a dozen criminal offences including extortion and murder, was shot ded by the shooter of rival gang headed by Akhilesh Singh, while he was taking bath inside the jail yesterday.

The shooter, Pramod Singh alias Gautam, an undertrial and close aide of Akhilesh Singh, was also lynched by Paramjit's supporters following the killing.

Bureau Report

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