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Inmates get high on 'bhang', fight inside jail

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

A 'celebration' on Mahashivratri night at the in turned chaotic with a fight breaking out between inmates and two of them overdosing on 'bhang' and landing in hospital.

and Vinay Gadekar, inmates of the Central Jail at Colvale, were admitted to Medical College and Hospital late last night, a said.

While jail officials didn't come out with any formal statement, a source said that inmates, who were high on (a preparation of cannabis) that had been smuggled into the prison, had a scuffle among themselves.

Sub-inspector of said that the has lodged a complaint under section 358 (assault) of the IPC, and further probe is on.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 22:50 IST