New Delhi (India), Dec. 6 -- The Supreme Court has ordered an immediate medical examination of the accused Brajesh Thakur lodged in Patiala Jail in Punjab in connection with the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case

The court ordered the submission of his medical reports by Monday. Ths decision after Thakur approached the Supreme Court through his children who alleged in a letter Thakur is being tortured -- physically and mentally in jail by the Superintendent for money.

"Keeping in view the allegations made in the letter, we direct the Superintendent of the Central Jail, Patiala to produce Brajesh Kumar Thakur before the Medical Superintendent, Rajindra Hospital, Patiala at 4.00 p.m. today. We also direct that the Chief Judicial Magistrate ...