Mobiles in jail: Jailer, Deputy jailer suspended in UP

Two jail officials have been suspended for dereliction of duty, following seizure of mobile phones from the jail premises here.

PTI| Updated: Sep 07, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

Muzaffarnagar: Two jail officials have been suspended for dereliction of duty, following seizure of mobile phones from the jail premises here.

Jailer AK Singh and Deputy Jailer Jitender Kashyap of the district jail were suspended after nine mobile phones were recovered from the jail premises yesterday, police said.

According to IG Raghubir Lal, the mobile phones were being used for planning criminal activities from the jail.

Many mobile phones have been found in the district jail premises in the past few weeks.