500 Prisoners To Be Shifted Out As Heavy Rain Floods Jail In Eastern UP

Heavy rain in Uttar Pradesh has forced authorities to transfer 500 prisoners from the district jail in Ballia after flood waters entered three barracks. The jail, which is located near the Ganges River and the border with Bihar, where 27 people have been killed after incessant rain in many parts of the state, including capital Patna, currently holds 950 prisoner more