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HC asks State Govt to fill up vacancies in prison hospitals

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Bengaluru: The High Court of Karnataka on Friday June 11 has directed the State Government to fill up the vacancies of medical and paramedical staff in prisons across the State.

A division bench headed by Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka passed the order in response to a statement submitted by the State Government, where the government had placed a request to grant three months to the issue.

Currently, 86 out of 114 posts of medical officers/psychiatrists/pharmacists are vacant. This also includes 7 posts of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in prison

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