A mobile phone, two SIM cards and some other prohibited items were recovered from prisoners during a raid in the district jail here, authorities said today.
The district authorities yesterday found a gang was allegedly running an extortion racket from the jail.
A case has been registered against four inmates -- Shiv Kumar, Satpal, Dinesh and Nitu.
District Magistrate G S Priye Deshi has said the incident has been reported to the state jail authorities so that a departmental inquiry is conducted against the district jail officials.
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