Gangster Tinu among 5 booked for clash in jail


Amritsar, January 9

Sidhu Moosewala murder suspect gangster Deepak Tinu, along with his accomplices, allegedly assaulted three jail inmates in Tarn Taran’s Goindwal Sahib Central Jail here late last evening. A jail official identified as Paramjit Singh was also injured in the attack.

The injured prisoners included Aman and Karanpreet Singh, both of Jalandhar. They were admitted to Guru Nanak Dev Hospital after being referred from the Tarn Taran Civil Hospital. A third inmate, Manish, sustained minor injuries and was sent back to Goindwal Sahib Jail after being administered first-aid. An old enmity is stated to be the reason behind the attack inside the jail.

Following a complaint by the jail authorities, the police have registered a case against five persons including the injured victims. The police booked Deepak Tinu of Bhiwani, Haryana, Mandeep Singh of Munda Pind in Goindwal Sahib besides Aman, Karan and Manish under Section 353, 332, 186, 148 and 149 of Indian Penal Code in this regard.