CHENNAI : A senior jail officer D Roopa who claims to have been aware of VIP treatment accorded to ousted AIADMK chief VK Sasiskala inside prison has submitted her report that accuses her superior the Jail Director Geberal of accepting Rs 2 crores in bribe for allowing exclusive kitchen for the fallen leader’s meals.
Sasikala is laodged in Parappana Agrahara Central jail serving her Supreme Court four-year-sentence pertaining to corruption and disproportionate assets case.
Ms Roopa, who joined a few weeks back as DIG, reportedly made detailed study into prison violations indulged by authorities to facilitate cozy living for Sasikala.
In her letter to States’s Director General of Prisons HN Satyanarayana Rao, she says “It (special kitchen) is said to continue despite you being aware of it. Also it is rumoured that 2 crores in bribe has been given for this and allegations of your involvement is unfortunate…So guilty officers should be punished.”
Roopa’s report also indicate drug availability inside prisons, where random test carried out on 25 inmates proved 18 of them positive.