Mobile phone recovered from District Jail; probe ordered


JAMMU: The authorities have yet again recovered one more mobile phone from the jail complex in high security District Jail Ambphalla in Jammu city.
Official sources said that on specific inputs, searches were carried out in the barracks wherein hardcore criminals are lodged especially those detained under PSA. A mobile phone was found near the barracks. The matter is being probed to ascertain the facts.
However, the jail authorities have lodged the complaint with the police.
Here it is relevant to mention that in last four months, six cases have been registered with the Police Station Gharota related to recovery of narcotics and mobile phones from the inmates of Central Jail, Kot Bhalwal.
Notably, few days ago, jail authorities also recovered one mobile phone from the possession of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist lodged in the Kot Bhalwal jail.
In another case, a smartphone was recovered from a prisoner identified as Habib of Haria Chak in Kathua and was handed over to Jammu and Kashmir Police.
“We are trying to look into this security breach that how this smartphones got inside the jail,” said the jail authorities. The recovered smartphone is from a Chinese manufacturer ‘POCO’.
Here it is relevant to mention that On November 22, 2023, consignment of drugs was recovered from inside a cricket ball in the jail, on November 28, narcotics was seized, on January 2, mobile phones and earphones were recovered from inside the jail premises, on January 9, a mobile phone was recovered from the possession of a prisoner, on January 9 itself, three mobile phones were recovered from the jail premises and on January 11, one more mobile phone was recovered from a prisoner inside the central jail. Today a mobile phone has been recovered from District Jail, Jammu.

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