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22 Oct 2018, Edition - 1196, Monday

FLASH NEWS:

  • PMO summons CBI Chief and Special Director
  • Asthana, who is number two in the CBI’s hierarchy, has been booked in a bribery case by the agency in Moin Qureshi graft probe
  • Supreme court will take the decision on the hearing of 19 review Petition in Sabarimala case tomorrow
  • PIL has been submitted for CBI inquiry in Amritsar incident, approval awaited
  • Earthquake of magnitude 3.0 hit Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur at 9:11 am today
  • My government fixing one family’s mistakes, giving credit to leaders like Bose: PM Modi
  • CBI chief trying to frame me, special director Rakesh Asthana wrote to CVC
  • Government plans exam to recruit 6,000 judges for lower courts
  • Petrol pump owners are on a 24-hour strike in New Delhi

Tamilnadu News

3 Salem jail inmates make suicide threat

Covai Post Network

Tension prevailed for nearly four hours at Salem Central Jail today after three inmates threatened to commit suicide after climbing a tree in protest against searches in their cell last night.

Prakash of Chennai, Stephenraj of Hosur and Senthil of Salem have been in jail on theft charges. Jail officials carried out a search in the cell on suspicion that they were in possession of ganja, though nothing was found.

Protesting against the search, the trio climbed a tree in front on the jail premises threatened to commit suicide by jumping, police said.

The Jail Superintendent rushed to the spot and told them that such searches would not be conducted. While one of them, Senthil, came down, the others were adamant. After three hours, officials finally succeeded in bringing them down.

The three are likely to be shifted to another jail, sources added.

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