Cellphones, drugs seized in Karachi jail raid
KARACHI: A search operation carried out by prison police inside the Karachi Central Jail on Tuesday has yielded at least 20 mobile phones and recovered drugs from prisoners.
The prisoners include some with alleged links to banned militant outfits.
According to police, the mobile phones were being used by the prisoners to stay in touch with their contacts.
IG Prisons Ghulam Qadir Thebo told DawnNews that prisoners were frequently using mobiles which prompted the search operation.
The possession of mobile phones by prisoners is widespread in prisons across Sindh.