Only television set, no AC or mattress for Sasikala in prison: DIG

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Chennai: Except for a television set, AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala has not been provided a separate bathroom or facilities like water heater, air-conditioner, cot and mattress in her cell, authorities at Bengaluru’s Central Jail have said.
The clarification was in response to an RTI query by a Chennai-based lawyer, the DIG (Prisons), Central Prison at Parappana Agrahara, PTI reported. Agrahara also denied having received any application for Sasikala’s transfer from Karnataka to a prison in Tamil Nadu. Sasikala is serving a jail term in the Bengaluru prison in the disproportionate assets case in which she and two of her relatives have been convicted by the Supreme Court.

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