160 mobile phones detected inside Bhondsi jail

In a major security breach, 160 mobile phones were being used inside the premises of Bhondsi jail here and prisoners had access to most of them, police said on Monday.

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 03, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

Gurgaon: In a major security breach, 160 mobile phones were being used inside the premises of Bhondsi jail here and prisoners had access to most of them, police said on Monday.

The police last week detected 160 mobile phones working inside the premises of the jail, located in Bhondsi village on the city's outskirts, using its cyber technology, Police Commissioner of Gurgaon Navdeep Singh Virk said.

It was identified that prisoners had access to most of the mobile phones, he said.

"This information was passed onto the jail authorities following which they conducted search operations and seized some phones and sim cards," the Commissioner said.

He, however, refused to divulge further detail in view of "sensitivity" of the matter.