Five phones seized from Muzaffarnagar jail

Five mobile phones were seized from a barrack in the district jail here during a surprise raid, police said.

PTI| Updated: Aug 17, 2015, 13:08 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: Five mobile phones were seized from a barrack in the district jail here during a surprise raid, police said.

The phones were seized last night from barrack number 5 in raid carried out by a police team led by SP (Rural) Alok Priyadarshi.

The raid was conducted after a businessman filed a complaintthat some inmates were allegedly demanding extortion moneyfrom him over phone, Priyadarshi said.

Police are checking details about five SIM cards that were recovered with the phones, they said.