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Cellphone seized from jail inmate

The Patiala police have registered a case against an inmate at the Patiala Central jail, who was found using a cell phone in jail premises. Jail officials said an inmate identified as Gurdeep Singh of Banur of Mohali was found using a mobile phone in the cell (chakki)...

Inmate’s smuggled-in cell phone could extend prison term

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A prison inmate in Virginia was set to be released after serving a three-year sentence. But then he was charged with possessing a smuggled-in cell phone.The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Kevin Lavon Smith as a sentencing hearing on Monday...

3 cell phones seized from Asr Central Jail

Despite the deployment of CRPF personnel in the high-security Amritsar Central Jail, the instances of sneaking prohibited material, including mobile phones, into the prison continue unabated. On Saturday, the jail staff seized three mobile phones from the prison....

Five cell phones found from Central Jail, 3 inmates booked

In yet another seizure, staff of Amritsar Central Jail confiscated five mobile phones from the complex here on Tuesday. Two of them were found unclaimed while the three were recovered from three prisoners. Following the complaints lodged by the jail authorities, the...

SC prison chief wants swift approval of cellphone jamming law

By Adam Benson COLUMBIA — Lawmakers are calling for the fast-tracking of legislation that would allow contraband cellphones inside South Carolina prisons to be shut down through the power of a court order — and Gov. Henry McMaster is ready to sign it. “These illegal...

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