The contents of the confidential report submitted by the Irinjalakuda police to this effect to the court one-and-a-half-year ago have now come open.
Not a single complaint has been received and inquired into by the Vigilance Officer till date, making a mockery of the whole system.
The Jail DGP made such a request to the government on the basis of the report sent by DGP (Law and Order) Anil Kant.
A statement from the pope's charity office said they were sent to the two prisons - the older Regina Coeli jail on the Tiber River in the centre and the modern Rebibbia prison in the city's outskirts.
KM Suresh sustained a head injury after being attacked by a fellow inmate at the Kannur Central Prison
Some prisoners in the high-security Central Jail at Poojapura have been found to be misusing the permitted mobile phone smart cards for carrying out their operations in tandem with gangs outside.
Besides them, 932 other convicted prisoners may also be released temporarily soon while around 350 remand prisoners would be freed on interim bail.
The Director General of Prisons made the request in the light of the second wave of Covid 19 in prisons across the state.
The need to ensure physical distancing to limit the spread of the causative coronavirus has resulted in the increasing adoption of online tools by offices, industries, hospitals and education institutions.
Several prisoners had given written complaints to the government, alleging that the jail advisory committees were not considering them though they had completed 14 years in prison.