Punjab: Three undertrials escape from excessive safety jail, CM orders inquiry

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The incident of three undertrials escaped from the excessive safety central jail in Amritsar, Punjab. On this, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a Justice of the Peace inquiry led by the Commissioner of Jalandhar and directed the Jail Minister to instantly droop all these accountable for the safety of the jail.

The prisoners who escaped early within the morning have been recognized as Gurpreet Singh, Jarnail Singh and Vishal Kumar. The incident occurred inside barely three months of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) power being deployed in all of the jails together with the Amritsar Central Jail.

A search operation has been launched throughout the state to apprehend the prisoners and the Chief Minister has directed the Additional Director General of Police (Jail) to enhance the safety of the jail after the incident. <! –

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                 After about two hours of the escape of the prisoners, it was reported at round 3.20 pm. In CCTV cameras put in within the jail, the prisoners might be seen breaking barracks and working from the jail wall.

Taking this matter severely, the Chief Minister stated that the safety of the jail shall be reviewed and it will likely be strengthened additional. According to the preliminary report, the jail guards had been knowledgeable by the prisoners in regards to the escape of the prisoners. These prisoners additionally embrace the brother of a runaway prisoner.

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