Three prisoners killed in Hyderabad jail riot

HYDERABAD: At least three prisoners were killed and fifteen people including TPO Hyderabad were injured when prisoners of Central jail Hyderabad fought with jail administration here Tuesday.

As per details, prisoners of Central jail Hyderabad protested against insufficient facilities in the jail and fought with jail administration. Many inmates climbed up the roof of their barracks and raised slogans against jail staff. Heavy contingents of police were summoned who fired teargas shells on rioting inmates.

Infuriated prisoners pelted police with stones, injuring TPO and other cops. Police as a last resort opened firing, killing at least three prisoners: Ghulam Ali Khaskheli, Abdul Hakeem Mallah and Shafiq Malano.

Additional police contingents and ambulances were summoned by the jail administration.(PPI)

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