Her sentencing could now pave the way for a US-Russia prisoner swap that would include the 31-year-old athlete and an imprisoned Russian who was once a prolific arms dealer.
George had surrendered at the Palarivattom Police Station in Ernakulam by Wednesday evening.
Those serving sentences for a host of offences, including sexual crimes against women and children, will not be released.
Once the London court found him guilty in 2016 for six counts of indecent assault, four counts of rape and two counts of actual bodily harm, he was sentenced to death for a period of 23 years.
Sheeba admitted to the police that she did the whole act with the aim of falsely implicating the youth in a case of acid attack.
According to sources, the inmates went on a rampage after an undertrial Sandip Kumar died while he was under treatment. The prisoners alleged that Kumar was given delayed and wrong treatment, which led to his demise.
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.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had told the Assembly on February 11 last year that there was no change in the government's decision not to open detention centres in the State.
Pratheesh,28, the main accused in the Sijo murder case in Varatiyam, raised the complaint before Kunnamkulam court about the assault.