Official sources said during their ten minute meeting, Verma also conveyed to the Home Minister about various aspects of the jail manuals and the procedures of meeting an inmate by an outsider.

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"He was not summoned as being being reported. He came and met the minister and other officials," the official said.


Earlier, the Home Minister made identical statements in both Houses of Parliament about circumstances leading to taking of the interview by a British film-maker and the action taken by the government to stop its telecast.

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The Home Minister said an investigation has been ordered on how the permission was granted to interview Mukesh in July 2013 and also to fix the responsibility.
In the interview, Mukesh, who was awarded death sentence for the brutal rape and murder of the 23-year-old girl, said the women who went out at night had only themselves to blame if they attracted the attention of gangs of male molesters.

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