The police also conducted raids at the accused’s residence and seized 11 4G SIMs and 230 grams of hash (Representative Image).   |  Photo Credit: iStock Images
- On Thursday, the Gurugram Police arrested the deputy jail superintendent and another man for allegedly supplying drugs, SIM cards to inmates
- The police also seized hash and SIM cards from the accused’s possession
Gurugram: The deputy jail superintendent of Gurugram jail was arrested on Thursday for allegedly supplying mobile phones and drugs to inmates. The accused superintendent was arrested along with another man. The police arrested the two accused men after a raid.
On Thursday afternoon, the police conducted a raid at the Bhondsi jail and confiscated SIM cards from the premises. During the raid, the police confiscated SIM cards and drugs.
Accused demanded money from inmates
The drugs and SIM cards were seized from the possession of Dharmbeer Chautala, the deputy jail superintendent and Ravi. The accused allegedly used to take money from the inmates and used to supply the contraband to them in exchange.
A Gurugram Police spokesperson said that they had been recovering SIM cards from the inmates lodged at the Bhondsi jail and secret channels had been set up to keep an eye on them.
The official said that they had also received information about contraband being supplied to the inmates. After received the tip-off, the police seized the phones, SIM cards and drugs.
The police also conducted raids at the accused’s residence and seized 11 4G SIMs and 230 grams of hash. Further probe revealed that the accused used to provide mobile phones to the inmates so that they could operate their WhatsApp and other social media application.
The police seized drugs worth Rs 10 lakh from the possession of the inmates and the accused. They are also interrogating the inmates to find out their involvement with the accused.