Shette, 45, died at a government hospital on June 23 after being allegedly beaten up by jail staff. She was blamed for allegedly stealing food meant for distribution to prisoners, the police officer said.
Some 200 prisoners on June 24 protested over Shette's death and demanded media access inside the jail. During the protest, some inmates went to the prison's roof, while others made a bonfire with newspapers and documents on the premises.
A murder case was filed against the jail staff over Shette's death. Some of the prison staff facing murder charge have been identified as Manisha Pokharkar, Wasima Shaikh, Shital Shegokar, Surekha Gulve and Aarti Shingne, apart from jail guard Bindu Naikde, the senior police officer said.
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