Forty seven mobile phones found thrown into Magazine Prison in two months

According to the Prisons Department, 54 parcels containing contraband including 47 mobile phones were thrown into the Magazine Prison between October 12 and December 31, 2020.

Officials of the Magazine Prison stated that they also found 22 SIM cards, 57 mobile phone batteries and 13 phone chargers.

In addition, 16 packets of heroin, nine packets of ice, 37 packets of cannabis and 569 packets of tobacco were also recovered.

Further, 71 cigarettes, 14 lighters, seven beedis and a 400 ml bottle of liquor were also found inside the parcels.

The parcels were seized by the prison officials, and they were handed over to the Borella Police Station for further investigations.