Hyderabad, Jan 10: Disgraced Satyam CEO Ramalinga Raju now an inmate of Chanchalguda prison might have slept on the floor on Saturday night, Jan 10 with 30 persons accused of petty crimes like theft! sources from jail authorities said. Raju is in judicial remand till Jan 23 for his Rs 8,000 crore scam in Satyam computers.
It is also learnt that Raju and his brother slept on groundsheets and were provided with woollen blankets at the Chanchalguda jail admission barrack. “They are lodged in the admission block along with 30 other remand prisoners involved in various offences. There is no separate block for them," said the Chanchalguda jail superintendent, M Chandrashekar.
“Our doctors examined them as per the magistrate"s order," he said. A jail official said, “We did not give them food as they came after the end of supper time." They may have eaten before they were brought to the jail, he said.
An official said, “They will be shifted out of the admission block on Sunday, Jan 11. We segregate them from those accused in violent offences like dacoities and robberies." The Raju brothers will be treated as 'C-class' prisoners, just like other prisoners, officials said. “Those involved in dowry harassment and cheating cases are categorised soft cases and put in separate barracks," he said.
That is where the Raju will land up if their bail applications fails. Earlier, the Raju and his brother were produced before the sixth additional chief metropolitan magistrate at his residence in West Marredpally on Saturday evening, Jan 10 after 18 hours of grilling by the
Crime Investigation Department.
OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)