Policenama online: A clash broke out at Ludhiana Central Jail on Thursday afternoon, forcing he police to beef up security inside the premises.



Punjab: Police has registered a case under section 307 of the IPC (Attempt to murder) against 20 inmates, in connection with the clashes that broke out at the Ludhiana Central jail, yesterday.


Four prisoners who tried to escape during the clash were apprehended and brought back by police.

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Punjab: Clash breaks out at Ludhiana Central Jail. Police forces have been deployed inside the premises. Fire brigade also present at the spot as fire has reportedly broken out there. 4 prisoners who had broken out of the jail have been brought back by police.More details awaited

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the outbreak of violence in the central jail of Ludhiana.


He has directed Ludhiana Deputy commissioner Pradeep Kumar Agrawal to conduct the inquiry into matter.

According to the police, fire brigade is also present at the spot as a fire seemingly broke out during the clashes. However, the situation was later under control.

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