The RTI documents in possession with Manorama clearly prove that the official was under suspension during the period for which the award was given.
The decision on the suspension was taken on the basis of the recommendations in the report submitted by the Director General of Prisons and Correctional Services.
The Jail DGP has sent back more than 100 of such recommendations forwarded by the jail superintendents.
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.