24/0ctober/2015 … Inspector general of prisons elvis gomes has said that the inquiry in to the assault on inmates in sad jail would be completed within fifteen days of times once the inquiry office had completed his investigation in to the case
It may be noted that the then jail superintendent Melvyn Vaz and jailor Krishna Usgaonkar have been suspended in connection with the incident wherein undertrial jail inmates were allegedly assaulted by jail officials at the new modern jail at Colvale recently.
The prison authority have also suspended four jail guards Laximan Padloskar, Keshav Gawas, Rakesh Bhanaskar and Vilas Naik in connection with the incident.
The alleged jail assault was recently reported when the undertrials from Sada Sub-jail, Vasco and Mapusa judicial lock-up were shifted to the new jail at Colvale.
Speaking to media reporters ugp prison elvis gomes said that each of the jail had a superintendent who is the in charge of the jail and in the present incident prima-facie report had revealed that there had been an incident which had taken place and it was then the government in its wisdom had taken action in to the matter and not the ig prisons …
mr gomes said that it was totally false and categorically denied that the ig prison was aware of certain illegalities were taking place in the jail …
Mr gomes also denied that he had sat down with the report and that no action was taken on it