The Delhi High Court today will take up its suo moto matter concerning the shocking shootout that occurred inside the Rohini Court Complex on September 24, 2021, which left three people dead and one woman lawyer injured.
A single judge bench of Justice Jyoti Singh was hearing the petition filed by Nitin Verma who claimed that despite the revision in the standard rates of wages of prisoners in June 2019 by the Government, they are getting paid in the scale of 2014.
The Delhi District Court on Saturday directed the Jail Superintendent of the Rohini Jail to submit a report concerning a prisoner found COVID-19 positive regarding the treatment being provided to him and whether he is being kept in the isolation ward or has been shifted to another hospital.
One hundred and sixty high-risk inmates currently lodged in Mandoli Jail will be shifted to different jails in Tihar, a high powered committee headed by Justice Hima Kohli, Judge of the Delhi High constituted to decongest jails has said.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday while dealing with the writ petition filed by a Prisoner of Central Jail in Rohini, New Delhi, directed the Jail Superintendent to look into his complaint of being ill-treated or harassed by other inmates in collusion with Jail officials.