Category Archives: Venky’s corner

How System encourages petty criminals to turn gangsters

This is a very common feature in Indian jails. People who do not know the ropes of jail life or people who are petty offenders find the going very rough. They find it so frustrating that they give in to the demand from organized crime syndicates to join them. A glaring instance in recent times is that of a girl who was jailed in a check bouncing/forgery case. She was not having any contacts nor was she a hardened criminal.