A day after the prisons division suspended eight Tihar Jail workers members in reference to the fatal stabbing of gangster Tillu Tajpuriya, officers on Saturday stated they’ve shaped fast response groups (QRTs) to take care of such incidents in future.
A senior jail official stated the siren, which is used to intimate the safety workers in an emergency, was not working when Tajpuriya was killed. It is being checked why the siren was not working, he added.
The official stated the QRTs will comprise Delhi jail workers, together with the personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
“These groups will likely be deployed on the high-risk wards in an effort to react on time and deal with the scenario earlier than it escalates if any combat breaks out between the inmates,” the official stated.
Tajpuriya was killed early Tuesday allegedly by 4 members of the rival Gogi gang – Deepak alias Titar, Yogesh alias Tunda, Rajesh, and Riyaz Khan – who stabbed him “92 occasions”.
The 4 have been shifted to 4 totally different jails in Mandoli, Tihar and Rohini, the official stated.
On Friday, a senior prisons division official stated they carried out a departmental inquiry primarily based on which eight workers members have been suspended.
“We had a gathering with officers of the Tamil Nadu Special Police, they usually have additionally agreed to take departmental motion towards their personnel,” the official stated.
The Tamil Nadu Special Police gives safety on the jail premises.
CCTV footage from Tihar Jail purportedly confirmed Tajpuriya was attacked for the second time in entrance of safety personnel after they have been carrying him away after he was stabbed.
The video confirmed Tajpuriya shifting his leg throughout the second assault. In the footage, it appeared that the safety personnel remained a bystander because the assailants attacked the gangster.
Tihar Jail Director-General Sanjay Baniwal met Lt Governor VK Saxena on Friday and submitted an in depth report on the stabbing incident.
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