<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A Delhi court has directed the Tihar jail authorities to take appropriate action on a plea that alleged violence against some suspected ISIS operatives and other inmates in the high security cell of the prison.District and Sessions Judge Poonam A Bamba issued directions while disposing the plea filed by three persons, namely Suhail Ahmed, Mohd Obaidullah Khan and Imran, who have allegedly recruited and financed people to join the terror outfit ISIS.The application filed by advocate M S Khan on behalf of the accused claimed that on the night of November 21, the jail staff beat up the inmates of the high-risk ward without any provocation.The lawyer said that 26 inmates were injured but were not being provided medical treatment.”The violence in jail against the inmates by the jail staff is on the rise and every day the inmates are complaining of the same,” the plea had said.The application also contended that”whenever such incidents happen, the jail authorities come up with a plea that CCTVs were not working and this has become their habit” and sought direction to the jail superintendent to file a response in this regard along with the CCTV footage.In the recent past, several instances of inhumane treatment and violence have been reported from Tihar jail.On November 20, the Delhi High Court had taken cognisance of the media reports where a foreign court had struck down India’s extradition request stating that there would human right violation at Tihar due to the conditions.In another matter, 27-year-old Shamiun Rahman, a British national of Bangladeshi origin arrested for allegedly recruiting Rohingya youth for Al-Qaeda to carry out terror activities, had moved a Delhi court alleging sexual harassment inside the jail.


Delhi High Court directs Tihar to take action in violence case against ISIS suspects