Yogi’s Latest Order: No Special Treatment For Mafia Dons in Jails

Yogi Adityanath - Sakshi Post

All convicts in the jails of Uttar Pradesh, whether petty criminals or notorious mafia dons, should get the same food and treatment, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has told state officials.

The Uttar Pradesh chief minister's remarks came at a review meeting of the state's Home, Vigilance and Jails department late on Wednesday night.

There have often been reports and allegations in the past about certain prisoners enjoying privileges in jails including the use of phones etc. The chief minister said the same food should be given to all convicts -- petty criminals or mafia dons -- lodged in jails and ordered installation of mobile phone jammers.

The chief minister warned officials of the jails department against any leniency shown towards notorious criminals and asserted that they should not be allowed to use medical treatment as an excuse.

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