Crackdown on Mangaluru Jail Exposes Drug Abuse and Cell Phone Usage

Crackdown on Mangaluru Jail Exposes Drug Abuse and Cell Phone Usage

Submitted by Subeditor on Fri, 2016-01-15 16:53 Mangaluru: In a crackdown to control illegal activities at the Mangaluru District Prison, the newly appointed City top cop Chandra Sekhar conducted a sudden raid and recovered several items including ganja packets and a screw driver from jail inmates. However, no weapons have been recovered.The top cop said that despite deploying 26 personnel from the Karnataka State Industrial Security Force (KSISF) some things have been smuggled inside prison. “KSISF has been able to bring down illegal activities to a large extent from the past one month and such raids will continue in coming days,” he added.Around 60-70 police personnel comprising DCPs, ACPs and Sub-Inspectors, Canine squad raided the jail on Friday morning. After a thorough inspection, they recovered a dozen mobile phones, SIM cards, mobile batteries, chargers, a screw driver and several packets of ganja.According to sources jail inmates from whom the things were seized were shifted to different cells.