Ludhiana | Guard caught trying to sneak tobacco into Central jail

Published on Dec 27, 2021 02:43 AM IST

A case had been registered against Surinder Singh, Punjab Ex-Servicemen Corporation (PESCO) employee, after receiving a complaint from the jail authorities of his trying to sneak tobacco products into the Central Jail on the Tajpur Road

Officials said the accused trying to sneak tobacco is a PESCO guard in the Central jail. (Representative Image/HT File)
Officials said the accused trying to sneak tobacco is a PESCO guard in the Central jail. (Representative Image/HT File)
By, Ludhiana

A Punjab Ex-Servicemen Corporation (PESCO) employee was arrested while he was trying to sneak tobacco products into the Central Jail on the Tajpur Road.

The accused, Surinder Singh, a resident of Mubarakpur, Machhiwara, was booked on the statements of the assistant superintendent of jail.

ASI Surjit Singh of the Police Station Division No 7 said a case had been registered against Surinder Singh after receiving a complaint from the jail authorities. Jail officials said the accused is a PESCO guard in the jail. As Surinder was entering the jail on Sunday morning, security personnel searched him and tobacco products were found hidden in his shoes. A case has been registered against the accused.

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