Objectionable materials seized from Bihar jail

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 15:14

Kishanganj: The district authorities on Saturday seized objectionable materials from the divisional jail in Bihar`s Kishanganj district, official sources said.

A team of officials headed by the District Magistrate Aditya Kumar Das and the Superintendent of Police (SP) Manoj Kumar searched the jail premises and seized a mobile phone, ganza, scissor, blade, cigarettes and Rs 600 cash from various cells of the inmates, the sources said.

An investigation was going on as to how these objectionable materials were allowed to be used by the inmates and find out those jail officials and guards who colluded with acquaintances of the inmates who brought in these materials, they said.

The search was carried out in the divisional jail premises after an inmate lodged there had called a doctor on his mobile phone and threatened him with dire consequences, the sources added.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 15:14

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