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UP: Protest gets violent in Farrukhabad jail, prisoners throw stones at police officers, Jailer suspended

Prisoners On Sunday Protested Inside Farrukhabad Jail Demanding Better Amenities, However The Event Took Violent Turn In Which Many Officers Were Injured Including Jail Superintendent.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 26 Mar 2017, 10:01:21 PM
UP: Protest turns violent in Farrukhabad jail, prisoners pelt stones at police officers (Image Source ANI)

New Delhi:

Prisoners on Sunday protested inside Farrukhabad Jail demanding better amenities, however, the event took a violent turn in which many officers were injured including Jail Superintendent.

Some of the prisoners got atop Jail barracks and started throwing stones at the police officials.

The entire episode started when a prisoner in the jail fell ill. The reason behind his disease was believed to be poor quality food that is served inside the jail.

More force was called in immediately and later the prisoners agreed to hold talks after the jail doctor was suspended. Understanding the seriousness of the situation, the entire district’s police have been put on duty in the jail. 

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First Published : 26 Mar 2017, 06:43:00 PM

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