Phones in juice cartons hurled into Delhi’s Rohini jail
The incident occurred on Monday at 7.44pm, when jail officials noticed that two objects were thrown into central jail number 10 of Rohini Jail
Ten mobile phones, a number of data cables and loose tobacco were stuffed in two fruit juice tetra paks and hurled into the Rohini Jail premises by someone outside the prison, officials aware of the matter said on Tuesday. The contraband was, however, discovered and confiscated by jail authorities before they could reach their intended recipients, they said.
The incident occurred on Monday at 7.44pm, when jail officials noticed that two objects were thrown into central jail number 10 of Rohini Jail. “The objects — two fruit juice tetra paks — were tightly packed. When we opened them to check, we found inside 10 mobile phone, four data cables and about 75 grams of loose tobacco,” said a jail official, on condition of anonymity.
As the contraband had been thrown into the jail from outside, jail authorities informed police. “We have informed the local police for further investigation and legal action,” the prison department said in an official statement.
Police said they are checking CCTV footage to identify the people involved in the smuggling attempt. The intended recipients of the banned items are yet to be identified.