Articles by Vinu Dev Sachin

Vinu Dev Sachin is Assistant Security Commissioner, Crime Intelligence Branch, RPF Southern Railway and a Commonwealth Professional fellow. He was also Investigating Officer at the National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi.

When old friends of 30 years plus get together, primarily to recollect with nostalgia the years spent in the NCC,  talks are wide ranging, covering  every subject under the sun. So, it was not unexpected that we wandered onto the subject of places where people don't get much of the sun (read cheer), and that led the three of us to knock on the forbidding gates of Puzhal Prison to bring some cheer into prison routine. The good intentions almost vaporised with the tedious process of verification of antecedents by the police - who seemed puzzled as to why anyone…

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