The inmates and detainees in Saptari Prison in Rajbiraj Municipality-6 are in agitation from July 18 against the misbehavior by police SI Nageshwor Prasad Yadav along with charging money from the inmates and detainees of the prison.
Jailer Krishna Dahal said that detainees are agitated after SI Yadav asked for the portion of the allowance of Rs 45 and 700 grams of rice that inmates and detainees are getting from the prison. The prison guard Jitendra Prasad Yadav said that SI Yadav had misbehaved women in many occasions while coming to meet their relatives in the prison. However, SI Yadav denies the allegation. SI Yadav has been summoned to the District Police Office according to SP Mahesh Kumar Singh and said that he will be charged according to the law if found guilty.
The District prison has a capacity to accommodate 125 prisoners and at present there are 269 inmates and detainees in the prison of which 15 are women and one dependent child.
Manohar Kumar Pokhrel