Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 31

A surprise checking in barrack number 5 of the high security Amritsar Central Jail here on Thursday led to recovery of four mobile phones from four prisoners and an unclaimed cell phone.

The police have registered a case under Sections 42 and 52-A of the Prisons Act against Jagjit Singh, alias Laddi, of Awan Khan village in Gurdaspur, Sahib Singh, alias Sabha, of Talwandi Rai Dadu, Daljit Singh, alias Bubbla, of Gehri Mandi village and Lovepreet Singh, alias Kallu, of Talwandi Rai Dadu in Ajnala.

The Assistant Superintendent (Jails), Davinder Singh, said a surprise checking was carried out in room number 6 of barrack number 5, where the jail staff found an unclaimed mobile phone with a battery and a SIM card. The staff also recovered two mobile phones with a battery and SIM cards from Sahib, Daljit and Lovepreet Singh.

During a checking at room number 3 of barrack number 7, the jail authorities recovered one abandoned mobile phone and another mobile phone from Jagjit, he said.