This article is based on a recent interview given by Mr. Adil, Deputy Minister of Home Affaris to Radio Atoll.
He was asked about the new pentagon jail and its facilities which he answered very much against of entire project. According to him this project was handed over to MTCC in 2006 by former government. The project which began with around 40mills has escalated with variation to more than 90mills.
He was totally unhappy about the design which is not up to standard of a prison. He went on explaining what sort of person should even think of having a wooden ceiling in a prison!
Further the fence works is not up to standard, there is no fire fighting system and most strangely the adjacent cells have light switches on the same wall on exactly opposite to each other which will make inmates easier to pass things from one cell to the other!! No surveillances camera system!
Mr. Adil ended this matter by saying that many unknown changes have made during its construction for which his ministry has filed a case of corruption in AC. This has also been informed to the Finance Minister.
According to a reliable source, MTCC will not be paid for entire variation works.