Chandigarh, Could 1
The Punjab authorities has registered 86 FIRs towards these concerned in smuggling telephones inside jails, within the month of April this yr.
The authorities, whereas carrying search operations in all jails of the state recovered 351 mobiles and 207 SIM playing cards, says Jails Minister Harjot Bains. He mentioned that these searches had been part of a particular drive launched to weed out corruption in jails.
The federal government is now a goal of constructing jails within the state “cellular free” within the subsequent six months, claimed Harjot Bains. No corruption will likely be tolerated and fast motion will likely be taken towards any official facilitating mobiles to the inmates, he reiterated.