Video call between Lawrence Bishnoi and Mono Manesar not from Punjab Jail: Inspector General of Jails

In this alleged ‘clip’ that has gone viral on social media, Bishnoi and Manesar can be seen talking on a video call. In the video, Bishnoi can be seen sitting in jail along with other convicts.

The Punjab Prisons Department on Monday said that the alleged video call between gangster Lawrence Bishnoi and cow vigilante Mono Manesar did not originate from any jail in Punjab.

In this alleged ‘clip’ that has gone viral on social media, Bishnoi and Manesar can be seen talking on a video call. In the video, Bishnoi can be seen sitting in jail along with other convicts.

Several cases have been registered against Bishnoi, including the murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Musawala. At the same time, the Rajasthan police have registered a case against Manesar for killing two Muslim youths in February and inciting violence in his home state of Haryana.

Manesar was arrested by the Haryana Police on September 12. The Prisons Department in a statement on Monday denied media reports that Bishnoi was using a mobile phone during his stay in Bathinda jail.

After the alleged video surfaced, the investigation of the case was handed over to the Inspector General (Prisons) Punjab. According to the statement, investigations have revealed that the person sitting with Bishnoi in the video is a convict Rajkumar alias Raju Bashodhi.

According to the statement, Rajkumar was kept for 28 days from 25 January 2021 to 22 February 2021 in the district jail of Sri Muktsar Sahib. Bishnoi was in Faridkot Central Jail till 2018, after which he was handed over to the police of another state, the statement said.

According to the statement, Bishnoi was brought to Bathinda jail on September 24, 2022 after being in jails in other states. Later on 24 August 2023, he was handed over to the Gujarat Police. The IP (prisons) said that the video is not from any jail in Punjab as Bishnoi and Raju have never been locked up together in any jail in the state.

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