The Tihar Jail administration said that Satyendar Jain spoke to a physiologist in the jail and he advised Jain that he should talk to other people.
Tihar Jail has called a psychiatrist for former Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain. Jain had complained to the jail administration about loneliness and depression. After this, a show cause notice was sent to the Superintendent of Tihar Jail for shifting some prisoners to their cells. On Monday (May 15, 2023), the jail administration said that the help of a physiologist would be taken for Satyendar Jain and he would be treated.
Jail authorities said that Satyendar Jain spoke to a physiologist in the jail and he advised Jain that he should talk to other people. A jail official said, “If any inmate is feeling depressed, special care should be taken of him. If Satyendar Jain is a victim of depression, we will also take the help of another physiologist to ascertain his mental condition.” He said that if it is found that Satyendra Jain is suffering from depression, then we will give him the necessary treatment prescribed by the doctor.
Meanwhile, the Tihar Jail administration has issued a show cause notice to the Superintendent of Jail Number Seven for shifting two inmates to Jain’s cell. The jail official said that Jain had given an application to the jail administration stating that he was feeling lonely and was in depression so two inmates should be kept with him.
A senior official said that the jail superintendent neither informed nor consulted the administration in this matter and shifted the two prisoners to Jain’s cell. He said that when the jail administration came to know about this, a show cause notice was issued to the jail superintendent.
“Director General Sanjay Beniwal has asked the superintendent of jail number seven of Tihar Jail to shift the inmates to the former Delhi minister’s cell without following the guidelines and the reason for not informing the jail administration before taking the step,” the official said. Have issued a show cause notice and asked them to give information on it.” Satyendar Jain was arrested last year in a money laundering case.