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Ludhiana man tries to throw tobacco packet into jail, nabbed

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Ludhiana
Feb 26, 2020 10:43 PM IST

As many as 138 packets of tobacco were also recovered from his possession

The staff of Ludhiana central jail have arrested a miscreant who was trying to throw packets of tobacco inside the premises. As many as 138 packets of tobacco were also recovered from his possession, police said.

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The accused was identified as Angrej Singh, 30, of Gobind Nagar, Mundian Kalan.

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Assistant sub-inspector Gurdial Singh said Angrej had brought the packets of tobacco for an undertrial, Pawan Kumar. A case under Section 52A (1), 42 and 45 of the Prison Act was registered against him and Kumar, on the basis of a complaint lodged by Harbans Singh, assistant superintendent of the jail.

The ASI said an investigation is underway by the jail officer. Meanwhile, Angrej was released on bail.

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