Overcrowded central prison overlooks medical care for inmates

The doctor-inmates ratio at Bangalore’s Central Prison is 1:1700. By Jagriti Parakh Bangalore’s Central Prison, Parappana Agrahara Jail, has only three general physicians and one psychiatrist for over 5,101 inmates, including nine children less than six years of age. Data provided by Karnataka Prisons and Correctional Services shows that the department has 24 vacant positions […]

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