Prison officer asked for bribe, alleges gangster

ST Correspondent
Tuesday, 19 February 2019

The Magistrate Court on Monday issued a notice to Yerwada Central Jail Superintendent UT Pawar after gangster Gajanan Marne filed an application alleging the officer demanded gifts and bribe money from him. 

Pune: The Magistrate Court on Monday issued a notice to Yerwada Central Jail Superintendent UT Pawar after gangster Gajanan Marne filed an application alleging the officer demanded gifts and bribe money from him. 

Marne is lodged in the jail as undertrial prisoner in a murder case. 

He  submitted the application through his lawyer Vijaysinh Thombare. The judge issued the notice to Pawar seeking his written reply on the issue. 

According to Marne’s application, the jail officials are not producing him before the court on dates and not giving him facilities of prisoners.
 
Marne’s lawyer Vijaysinh Thombare said he will also file a petition in this regard in the Bombay High Court.

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