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Ill treatment charge by gangster Bawana in jail


New Delhi : Jailed gangster Neeraj Bawana who is serving time in jail under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) for allegedly running an organised crime syndicate told a court that he is being treated “worse than an animal” in Tihar jail. The plea was filed before Additional Sessions Judge Rakesh Pandit, who has sought a reply from Tihar Jail officials. Bawana’s defence counsel.

Bawana said that he and other inmates have proceeded on a hunger strike since Monday.  Bawana is lodged in the high-risk ward of the jail said he was once locked inside a stinking cell for 24 hours and deprived of fresh

water, proper food and medicine.

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