20 cell phones recovered during raid from Baramulla Jail: Police

"While conducting the search 20 cell phones and some incriminating material was recovered from the possession of jail inmates," he said.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Aug 23 2017 12:33PM | Updated Date: Aug 23 2017 12:33PM
20 cell phones recovered during raid from Baramulla Jail: Police20 cell phones recovered during raid from Baramulla Jail: Police

Police on Wednesday claimed that it recovered 20 cell phones from the inmates during a night raid at the Baramulla district jail.

A police spokesperson said that a joint search was conducted by Baramulla Police and Jail authorities during intervening night of 22/23 August in Sub Jail Baramulla on the basis of information that "some incriminating material including unauthorized cell phones are being used inside the jail premises." 

"While conducting the search 20 cell phones and some incriminating material was recovered from the possession of jail inmates," he said.

He said an FIR has been registered and investigation is on as to how these articles which are not authorized as per jail manual have made entry into jail premises. 

"Police is as well investigating the role of jail staff if any as earlier as well cell phones and other articles were recovered from jail in various search operations by police in the same jail," he added.