– 62 knives recovered along with 33 mobile phones.

Despite tight security in New Delhi Tihar, Rohini and Mandoli jails, prisoners are using mobile phones. During jail raids in the last three months, 33 mobile phones have been recovered from all the three jails. Not only this, apart from sharp weapons, ropes, surgical blades, 62 hand-made knives, sharp pins used to get stuck in nails, tobacco used in intoxication has also been recovered from the prisoners in the jail. The jail administration says that raids are conducted continuously in the jail.
This raid takes place in three phases. In the first phase, surprise checking is done by the Central Team Jail Headquarters. The surprise checking team consists of ITBP, CRPF and TSP personnel. This checking is done suddenly. Only the jail superintendent is aware of this. The second is the surveillance team. This team works at the jail level. This team conducts raids after input received from the jail. The third team is the local team of the jail. This team conducts daily raids in its jails. The three teams first raid the high risk area of the jail. According to jail sources, most of the mobiles and other things are recovered from these cells. According to the jail administration, a case is registered in the concerned police station against the jail barrack and cell from where the items are recovered.