Collector S.B. Deepak Kumar conducted inquiry into the attack on the high security Yanam jail on August 29 by an armed gang of 15 persons.
The inquiry followed the territorial administration’s order to find out the causes for the security lapse that allowed the gang enter the jail premises to kill a notorious murder case convict.
Mr. Kumar, who visited the jail a couple of days ago, met the jail authorities; Sekar, the jail warder who was overpowered by the gang members, and other officials, who were on duty during the attempted jail break. He inquired about the entry of outsiders into the jail.
He also visited inspected the compound wall and inquired about the method used by the gang to gain entry into the jail.
The Collector also met the policemen and reviewed the security system in and around the premises.