Mobile Phones, SIM Cards Recovered From Kot Bhalwal Jail; FIR Registered

SRINAGAR: In a surprise raid conducted at Kot Bhalwal Central Jail, the Counter Intelligence Wing of Jammu & Kashmir Police recovered mobile phones and SIM cards, State Times reported.

State Times quoting sources said that police team raided the jail and recovered mobile phones and SIM cards, chargers and headphones. The raid was carried out after Jammu police arrested a jail staffer in Gandhi Nagar firing case wherein Royal Singh and his associates were booked. According to police, Royal Singh, a convict in Amandeep Murder case, was also running a nexus in association with jail staffer.

Vital leads were developed by police during questioning of arrested jail staffer Kuldeep Kumar.

A senior police official said they cannot rule out the involvement of other jail staff members in providing mobile phone facilities to jail inmates including the terrorists. In January 2019, in a similar raid, police had recovered a large number of mobile phone and SIM cards. Police has registered an FIR to investigate this case further.

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