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Madurai: Following the recent protest by inmates inside the Madurai Central Prison demanding better facilities in prison and the subsequent violence, human rights organisation, People’s Watch has moved the Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Friday seeking directions to the chief judicial magistrate, Madurai along with two advocate commissioners to immediately visit prison and ensure non-escalation of further violence. 
I Aseervatham, state co-ordinator of People’s Watch, stated in his petition that he learnt of the sudden violence inside Madurai prison, wherein few remand prisoners who were allegedly beaten up, climbed up the prison walls to show their bodily injuries to the public and threw stones on the road. 

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