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Police probe into use of drugs and phones in Ara jail

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

The police has launched an investigation into alleged use of and drugs by inmates of a prison in district.

The matter came to light when a number of channels showed a video footage wherein prisoners at the district jail in Ara, the district headquarters for Bhojpur, were shown chatting on and smoking cigarettes said to be laced with cannabis.

Starting the investigation yesterday, Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) S K told reporters "We are examining the video footage and conducting intensive raids at the If any unlawful activities are found to have been taken inside the jail premises, stern action will be taken".

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 09:50 IST
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