Chandigarh, April 23
A cell phone and earphones had been recovered from a convict, Rajan Bhatti, lodged at Mannequin Jail right here. Bhatti has been caught with a cell phone for the third time prior to now three years.
Warder Surmukh Singh, deployed within the management room of the jail, had knowledgeable the Extra Superintendent, Jail, that the actions of convict Rajan lodged in Cell No. 15 had been suspicious.
On April 22, the jail workers performed a private search of the convict and recovered a cell phone with earphones from his possession. An Airtel 4G SIM card was additionally recovered from the telephone.
The jail has outdated 2G community jammers, that are ineffective in jamming the alerts of 4G telephones.
Earlier, in September final 12 months, three cellphones had been recovered from three inmates, together with Bhatti.
Bhatti was earlier caught by the jail workers with three cellphones and SIM playing cards in June 2018.
The police have registered a case towards Bhatti underneath Part 52A (D) Prisons (Punjab Modification) Act, 2011, on the Sector 49 police station on a criticism of Amandeep Singh, Deputy Superintendent of the jail. Bhatti gaining access to telephones has raised questions over frisking of holiday makers by the jail workers. — TPR