Mobiles, knife seized from Jharkhand jailJanuary 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 18 (IANS) Police seized 13 mobile phones, 17 phone chargers, a knife and other banned materials from Garwah district jail during surprise raids Tuesday, said a police official.”Senior police officials conducted the raid following a tip-off about mobile phones and sharp weapons inside the jail. Apart from the phones, two SIM cards, a knife, a pair of scissors and a baton were also seized from inmates,” the police official told IANS.
Over 800 prisoners are lodged in Garwah jail and more than half of them are Maoists.
The raid took place a day after three hardcore Maoists escaped from West Singhbhum district jail.
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