Arthur Road Jail, India

Supermax Prisons

This prison is located in Mumbai, India. It holds the position of a “Central Jail”. News of being transferred to this prison sends chills down the spine of even the most strong inmates.

This prison has earned its name as a place of filth, smell and harmful conditions for human habitation. It was built with a holding capacity of around 800 but it holds round about 2000 inmates at a time. This exceeding amount of inmates quite clearly explains the conditions.

However, keeping this aspect aside, on the security aspect, this prison is a Supermax security prison. It is believed to have walls that don’t get destroyed even by average bomb.

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