Gangster Abu Salem will be moved to a special cell in Thane jail following an attack on him inside Taloja Central Jail in Navi Mumbai, authorities told a court on Tuesday.

An affidavit filed by the Maharashtra Prisons Department in the court of special TADA judge G A Sanap said, “To avoid any untoward incident and to maintain security of the prison, undertrial prisoner Abu Salem has to be transferred to Thane jail.”

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