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Byculla Jail

Shetye case: Defence seeks to visit Byculla jail

Special public prosecutor Vidya Kasle called as first witness a man who had designed the map of Byculla jail.

16 Nov 2018 5:36 AM

Did Byculla jail inmates fake illness?

On July 20, 86 female and five male inmates of the jail were admitted to the state-run JJ Hospital for stomach ache, vomiting and diarrhoea.

06 Aug 2018 12:50 AM

19-year-old escapes from Byculla prison, search on

The prison authorities denied that there was a lapse, and are recording the statements of guards under whose watch Shaikh was kept.

09 May 2018 4:54 AM

No reprieve for accused cops in Shetye murder

Shetye was allegedly beaten to death on June 23 at Byculla jail.

04 Apr 2018 2:01 AM

Byculla inmate death: Six jail staff file discharge application

Earlier, three accused had withdrawn the bail applications and the court had rejected bail pleas of other three accused.

06 Feb 2018 5:53 AM


Manju Shetye case: Bail pleas of 3 rejected

All accused contended that Shetye died of tuberculosis and it was a natural death.

29 Nov 2017 2:02 AM

Shetye case: Order reserved on bail pleas

According to her inmates were already warned not to complain and nobody had the courage to complain against them in front of the accused.

23 Nov 2017 1:20 AM

Lawyer questions Shetye assault theory

Applicant’s lawyer further argued that the magistrate and the doctor would not lie, especially when panchnama was being visually recorded.

22 Nov 2017 1:53 AM

Court nod for CCTV footage in Manjula Shetye case

The accused sought these recordings, to rely on them during hearing of their bail application.

09 Nov 2017 2:30 AM

Byculla jail staff’s allegations false, says Ramesh Kadam

Kadam also verbally informed the court about the rates charged by jail authorities for providing facilities to inmates illegally.

08 Nov 2017 1:45 AM


Will Ramesh Kadam’s jail change?

The Bombay high court has asked a sessions court judge in Mumbai to hear and decide, on priority basis, the application moved by Byculla jail.

24 Sep 2017 5:58 AM

State to file chargesheet in Manju Shetye case in 20 days

A division bench comprising of Justice Bhusan Gavai and Justice M. S. Karnik was hearing the PIL.

02 Sep 2017 2:36 AM

Byculla jail inmate murder: JJ Hospital doctor suspended for giving wrong info

Shette died at the J J Hospital on June 23 after being allegedly beaten up by the Byculla jail officials and staff. 

29 Jul 2017 3:28 PM

Byculla jail inmate murder: Indrani Mukerjea to be interrogated

Action will also be taken against the doctor of the JJ Hospital's Casualty Department, who gave false reports on Shetye's death.

28 Jul 2017 1:09 PM

6 women jail staffers accused in Manju Shete’s death, seek bail

In the bail application the arrested officials contended that they need bail as they have small children to look after.

26 Jul 2017 10:34 AM


Tests to reveal if batons were used on Manju Shetye

The prison department is also inquiring into possible administrative lapses while handling the crisis inside the barracks.

05 Jul 2017 2:08 AM

Byculla jail CCTVs unlikely to help solve death case

Cameras do not cover barrack, where Byculla jail inmate was allegedly assaulted.

04 Jul 2017 1:53 AM

5 officials sent to police custody for beating woman inmate to death in Byculla jail

Death of Manju Shette, an inmate at Byculla women's prison in central Mumbai, had triggered protests by other prisoners. 

02 Jul 2017 9:02 PM

Bombay HC slams state for doing nothing to improve jails

The move came after the state filed an affidavit informing the court of the work that had been undertaken at Yerawada and Byculla jails.

30 Jun 2017 2:36 AM

Blunt injuries found on Indrani's hands, other body parts: medical reports

Mukerjea, prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, was testifying to a fellow inmate, Manju Shette's death.

29 Jun 2017 11:09 AM