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Security personnel guards the Gate No. three of Tihar Jail in Delhi. A Delhi HC order has stayed the deduction of wages of prisoners in various city jails.(HT File)

Delhi HC stays deduction of prisoners’ wages towards victim welfare fund

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 12:51 PM IST
According to prison rules, 25% of daily wages of prisoners are deducted and given to victims or their heirs. On March 18, Hindustan Times had reported that only 5% of the fund was disbursed.
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