Seven inmates of Vadodara Central Jail attempted suicide by consuming phenyl and soapy liquid. The police informed this information on Thursday. He was rushed to SSG Hospital where his condition is said to be stable.
According to Deputy Commissioner of Police Abhay Soni, seven undertrials tried to end their lives by consuming phenyl or soapy liquid on Wednesday evening as there were some complaints against the jail authorities. He said that the real motive behind this is not yet known.
One of the inmates, Harsh Limbachia, alleged that the prison authorities had stopped his tippan service and were demanding bribes to restore it. They are not allowed to go out of the camps and the prisoners are not given food on time.