Tihar report shows link between poverty crime

The prison, man­aged by the Delhi gov­ern­ment, houses some of the city’s rich­est and poor­est res­i­dents across its 400-acre com­plex. Here, home­less pris­on­ers ar­rested for petty thefts share space with cor­po­rate lead­ers — in­clud­ing real-es­tate barons Ajay Chandra and San­jay Chandra of Unitech Ltd, who have been in the com­plex since May, 2017. The re­port, sub­mit­ted to the state home depart­ment last month, fur­ther says that more than half the pris­on­ers did not have reg­u­lar jobs at the time of their ar­rest. Ac­cord­ing to the data, 8,079 (52.2%) ei­ther did not.... Read More   Creadit : Press Reader