11 mobile phones among various items seized from Bihar jail

Eleven mobile phones and some other objectionable items were seized from a division jail in Bihar`s Araria district, a police officer said.

Last Updated: Aug 04, 2013, 21:54 PM IST

Araria: Eleven mobile phones and some other objectionable items were seized on Sunday from a division jail in Bihar`s Araria district, a police officer said.

Acting on an information, a district administration team raided division jail premises and seized 11 mobile phones, two SIM cards, two charges, a knife and one kg ganja from cells of inmates, the Superintendent of Police Akhtar Hussai said.

Charging jail authorities with dereliction of duty, he said that a report has been submitted to the District Magistrate Chitranjan Singh for taking stringent action against the errant jail officials and employees.
PTI