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Not only Sasikala, others too get VIP treatment in jail, reveals another letter

By Oneindia Staff Writer

Bengaluru, July 25: An anonymous letter by prison staff and the jail authorities sent to ADGP Megharik reveals that not only Sasikala, but other high-profile inmates have also been receiving "special treatment".


According to the report, apart from Sasikala, the others receiving special treatment in prison are--IAS officer Ganagaram Baderiya, who has been jailed in connection with the Janthakal mining scam, SC Jayachandra, the Chief Project Officer of the State Highway Development Project, who was jailed in the Rs 5 crore currency conversion scam, and also the infamous Sachin Nayak and his wife Disha Choudhry, who have been jailed in connection with the Dreamz Infra project, reports The News Minute.

In an important revelation, the letter names Sub-Inspector Gajaraj Makanur attached with the Karnataka Industrial Security Force (KISF), as the person of contact between AIADMK leaders and the tainted jail authorities. The letter accuses Gajaraj of helping these AIADMK leaders in getting Sasikala and other high-profilers, perks in prison.

Most importantly, the letter names Sub-Inspector PSI Gajaraj Makanur attached to Karnataka Industrial Security Force, who allegedly acted as a conduit between AIADMK leaders and tainted jail authorities in getting Sasikala all the jail perks. He is accused of doing the same for other VIP inmates.

The officials, in their letter, states that Makanur and senior prison authorities received kickbacks regularly for special facilities inside the prison.

The letter accuses Hosur MLA Balakrishna Reddy of supplying essential items to Sasikala through PSI Gajaraj.

"Sasikala's room has LED TV and an air conditioner. Groceries for Sasikala's food is also supplied by the Hosur MLA. Once in 2-3 days, groceries for Sasikala's kitchen are smuggled inside the prison through the prison ambulance and stored in a special room, which PSI Gajaraj uses.

According to the letter, the Rs 2 crore kickback deal to ensure a comfortable stay for Sasikala inside the jail was brokered by Makanur with her nephew TTV Dinakaran.

What is in the letter?

  • SI Makanur is said to be enjoying close links with AIADMK leaders and helped them in setting up a meeting with their leader in the jail
  • The officer has been reportedly "rewarded" with a site and cash for going out of his way to help Sasikala
  • The letter also names Prakash purportedly close to KPCC president of helping Dinakaran to meet Sasikala in the jail

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