Monday, March 18, 2019

Indian Gangster’s selfie tour of Tihar Jail sparks probe

After a video recorded by a prisoner at Mandoli jail, giving a selfie tour of the prison went viral, the Tihar Jail Authorities ordered a probe into the matter.

In the video, the prisoner, identified as Shorab, a gangster from Uttar Pradesh, is giving a tour of the jail through his camera phone. He flaunts a luxurious life inside the prison, with access to cell phones and huge freedom without any guards on duty. Tihar Prisons, also called Tihar Jail and Tihar Ashram, is a prison complex in India and the largest complex of prisons in South Asia.
The incident comes more than a week after gangster Keshav Kakkar who is currently in judicial custody, in Delhi’s Rohini jail, was caught running an extortion racket from inside the Rohini jail by staying in touch with his gang members through phone.