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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, […]

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Delhi’s Tihar Jail to get 4,750 new night vision CCTV cameras

Tihar Prison officials said that the jail, which is the most overcrowded in the country, has cameras that were first installed in 2004. With the addition of the cameras, Tihar officers said there would be no blind spot left inside the 400-acre prison complex.(HT File ) Tihar Jail, the largest prison in the country, is set […]

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From cellphones to charas, Tihar prisoners get them all

NEW DELHI: Prisoners in Tihar Central Jail don’t have access to certain items. At least that’s what you think. But the 3rd Battalion of Delhi Armed Police, tasked with escorting under-trial prisoners and convicts to and from the prison, has a different story. Sharing data about items confiscated from the inmates in 2018, the officials […]

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