<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Amidst several allegations of brutalities against officials of Tihar Jail for assaulting inmates, an petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court making similar claims.According to the plea filed by one Jamal alias Ranjha through his counsel, it was contended that on September 13, inmates in Central Jail no-3 were brutally beaten by the prison staff and Tamil Nadu Special Police.The plea alleged that Jamal was “grievously injured” and “crippled for many days” after the incident. It also added that similar incident had taken place in Jail number 1 on November 21.”Around 9 pm on November 21, the alarms were falsely set off at Central Jail no 1 and almost all the inmates of blocks C and F of the High Risk Ward were brutally assaulted by the Tamil Nadu Police and Prison officials, continuously for more than one hour,” the plea said.The plea claimed that under such circumstances there is a threat to the life of the petitioner and appropriate directions be issued that evidence of the incident of November 21 not be destroyed or tampered with.The plea also sought the 14 inmates who were allegedly assaulted on November 21 to be produced in the court and that medical aid be provided the injured inmates.On November 20, the Delhi High Court had taken cognisance of media reports where a foreign court had struck down India’s extradition request stating that there would be human rights violations at Tihar due to the conditions.

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Tihar Inmate files plea, claims cops beat him