Mobile phones found in jail, 5 suspended


Consequent upon recovery of mobile phones in Mandoli Prisons, 5 jail officials were suspended namely Sh. Pradeep Sharma, Deputy Superintendent, Sh. Dharmender Maurya, Deputy Superintendent, Sh. Sunny Chandra, Assistant Superintendent, Sh. Lokesh Dhama, Head Warder and Sh. Hansraj Meena, Warder. Furthermore, Sh. Sanjay Baniwal, IPS, Director General (Prisons) has given directions to all the Jail Superintendents to form their search teams and detect mobile phones and other prohibited articles in their jails. In the last fortnight 117 mobile phones were recovered by jail staff during the search operations conducted in all jails. These seizures will continue in future also to control the menace of these unauthorized articles/products in jails.