Sidhu Becomes Clerk in jail: Former Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu is serving his sentence in the Patiala Central Jail in the road rage case. Navjot Singh Sidhu is now working as a clerk in the jail.
Initially, Sidhu is being given three months of training. During the training, Sidhu will be briefed about compiling lengthy court decisions as well as compiling jail records.
According to the jail manual, Navjot Singh Sidhu will not be paid for the first 90 days. After completion of training, they will get Rs 40 to Rs 90 per day.
Their salary will be decided based on their skill and the earnings will be deposited in their bank account.
According to a jail official, Navjot Singh Sidhu will work from the barrack keeping in view the security. The jail files will be sent to them in the barrack itself, as they are not allowed to come out of their cell.
According to jail officials, Sidhu started working as a clerk from Tuesday. He will work in two shifts, which are from 9 am to 12 pm and from 3 pm to 5 pm.
Meanwhile, security has been tightened inside the barrack where Sidhu is kept. Five wardens and four jail inmates have also been asked to keep a watch on Sidhu.
The cricketer-turned-politician was sentenced to one year's rigorous imprisonment on May 19 by the Supreme Court in the 1988 road rage case.
Sidhu surrendered before the trial court in Patiala on May 20 after the sentencing.
Navjot Singh Sidhu is getting relief on medical ground even in jail. After going to jail, a medical board has prepared a special diet chart for Navjot Singh Sidhu.