Mansa jail superintendent suspended
Mansa, October 3, 2023: As per media reports, The Jail Department of Punjab has suspended Mansa jail superintendent Arvinder Pal Singh Bhatti for negligence of duty after an investigation.
According to the news published in The Tribune, Deputy Superintendent Iqbal Singh Brar has been made the Superintendent and during the suspension period, Arvinderpal has been asked to remain present at the headquarters in Chandigarh.
Earlier, the Prisons Department had suspended six officials, including two assistant superintendents and four jail warders of the Mansa jail, for allegedly ‘supplying drugs’ to inmates.
Subhash Kumar Arora, who was released from the Mansa jail a few weeks ago, had informed the media that prisoners could get the drugs delivered to them by paying bribe to the jail officials.