Cuttack: Arrested criminal brothers – Sushant & Sushil Dhalasamant (D-brothers) – were today shifted amid tight security from Choudwar jail to Jharpada jail in Bhubaneswar and Balasore jail respectively. The transfer was made following a directive issued by the ADG (Prisons) to the respective jail authorities.
Sushant was lodged at Ward no 2 in Jharpada jail while his younger brother was kept in Ward no 1 in Balasore jail. Adequate security arrangements have been made to guard the high profile criminal duo. SoG jawans will be deployed in Jharpada to keep a close watch on Sushant while special warders will be appointed for Sushil in Balasore.
On March 11, the Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) in Cuttack had allowed the Commissionerate Police to shift the arrested gangster siblings.
Notably, on March 1, the Commissionerate of Police had moved the court seeking permission to shift the duo from the Choudwar Circle Jail to other jails in the State for security reasons.
Till now, Sushant was lodged in Ward no-3 of Cell no-2 of the Choudwar jail whereas his younger brother Sushil was lodged in Ward no-5 of Cell no-3 in the same jail.