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.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report alleging increasing incidents of violence among inmates in Tihar Jail, Delhi. Reports said in yet another incident of inmate clash inside the prison, a 25-year-old prisoner was beaten up by another on September 22, the sixth such incident this month alone.
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the transfer of Unitech Promoters Sanjay Chandra and his brother Ajay Chandra separately from Tihar jail to Arthur Road jail and Taloja Central jail and no special treatment be given other than provided in the Jail Manual.
A Special NIA Court in Delhi has asked Tihar Jail to submit a report on the allegation made by Rashid Zafar, an undertrial prisoner, who told his father on phone that he was brutally beaten up by fellow inmates and forced to say Jai Shri Ram.
Advocate Vikrant Yadav, appearing as Amicus Curiae in the jail petition, is seeking the transfer of petitioner from Navi Mumbai to Tihar Jail. He said the extradition of the petitioner must be terminated and for this, he has applied to the registry for certain documents.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will hear a plea seeking a direction to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), to recognise and classify Transgenders as a separate third gender in their Annual Publication of Prison Statistics India.