A fire broke out in Indonesia’s jail around 2:00 pm, 40 prisoners sleeping in the jail died, 39 inmates were injured, the jail was found on fire after being evacuated for security reasons.
A massive fire broke out in a prison in Banten province around 1:30 pm on Wednesday in Indonesia’s prison, killing 40 inmates sleeping in the prison. Indonesia’s official spokesman said 40 inmates were killed, some seriously injured, and hospitalized after a fire broke out in the overcrowded Block C of the prison. There was a fire in this block, in which drug-related prisoners were kept. The jail block had a capacity of 122 inmates, while the inmates were kept more than the capacity, what caused the fire, the matter is being investigated by the local administration. .
40 killed, 39 scorched due to fire in Indonesia prison, administration claims fire has been found under control
#Indonesia 41 killed 39 scorched due to fire in Indonesia jail, administration claims fire was found to be controlled, fire broke out in jail between 1:0 and 2 on Wednesday night, drug dealers were kept in jail, The cause of the fire is being investigatedpic.twitter.com/a7MFJtvKpu— vk gupta vishal (Reporter) (@vkguptavishal1) September 8, 2021
Giving information, Indonesia’s Ministry of Law and Human Rights Department spokeswoman Rika Apriti said that the cause of the fire is being investigated. are doing Block C of Tangerang Jail in Banten province had a capacity of 122 prisoners, but this has not been confirmed yet.
Prisoners were kept more than capacity in Indonesia prison, most of the prisoners caught in the anti-drug campaign were kept in jail
According to the information, hundreds of police and soldiers have been deployed to control the Tangerang jail. People involved in the drug business running in Indonesia were caught and kept in jail, despite the capacity of this jail being 1225 people, more than 2,000 prisoners were living in it, due to riots in the jail, incidents of setting fire in Indonesia It keeps happening continuously or why the incident happened is being investigated.