Patiala, March 24
During a checking drive, officials at the Central Jail today seized five mobile phones from four inmates and a toilet on the premises.
An assistant superintendent at the jail informed the police that the officials had seized a mobile phone, a SIM card and a battery from an inmate, identified as Gagandeep Singh.
The officials also seized one mobile phone each from inmates Shankar Singla, Ranjit Singh and Krishan Kumar. Another cellphone was found in a toilet on the jail premises.
A case under Section 52A of the Prisons Act has been registered at the Tripuri police station against the four inmates and an unidentified person.
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