The police have recognized 25 drug peddlers lodged inside Bhondsi Jail to confirm their reference to the deputy jail superintendent(DJS) and his son, who had been earlier arrested for allegedly smuggling medicine and cell phones to the jail inmates. The station home officer(SHO) of Bhondsi Jail was additionally despatched to police traces on administrative grounds on Sunday, mentioned the police.
The police mentioned that they may begin questioning the 25 inmates as they think that a few of them had been frequently in contact with DJS Dharambir Chautala and his son Ravi Chautala. The police mentioned Dharambir was allegedly pleasant with the a number of the gangsters and was typically noticed with them of their barracks.
Preet Pal Sangwan, assistant commissioner of police (crime), mentioned that their arrest might have scared the criminals as he used to supply assist to them. Sangwan mentioned they’ve obtained the decision particulars of Chautala’s telephone to confirm the names to whom calls had been made. Nevertheless, many of the calls had been produced from WhatsApp, on account of which they might not be traced, mentioned the police.
Dharambir Chautala was arrested on July 23 for allegedly smuggling medicine and supplying SIM playing cards to inmates for during the last two years. In keeping with officers, 240 grams of a narcotics substance, referred to as Sulfa, and 11 SIM playing cards had been recovered from his authorities lodging contained in the jail premises. His son, Ravi Chautala, was arrested from Sirsa on Saturday and charged with sedition for allegedly threatening jail officers. Hewas arrested after he allegedly threatened to “blast Bhondsi Jail” in a purported audio clip, which was broadly shared throughout social media.
Earlier, on July 23, the police had additionally arrested drug peddler Ravi Kumar for supplying Chautala with medicine and cell phones. Whereas questioning Kumar, it was revealed that medicine and cell phones had been simply out there inside Bhondsi Jail at a excessive worth. He additionally allegedly informed the police that an inmate may use a smartphone inside a jail by paying at the very least ₹50,000 a month. Nevertheless, nobody was allowed to click on any photos or make a video contained in the premises to make sure that the id of the place was not leaked within the public area, mentioned the police.
In keeping with police officers, aware about the matter, there are 4 barracks inside Bhondsi Jail, the place solely hardcore criminals are lodged. Entry to those barracks have been denied to all of the employees. All of them are underneath scanner and the motion of those criminals is being carefully monitored. Common updates are being shared with the superintendent of the jail, mentioned the police.
Sangwan mentioned they’ve additionally deployed a group of the crime investigation unit on the outskirts of Bhondsi Jail in plain garments because the arrest of Ravi Chautala. “The security of officers and inmates are of nice significance to us. We’re in contact with the jail officers and a PCR van together with three riders have been deployed exterior the jail premises for security and safety of the officers. Nobody is being allowed to loiter within the space exterior the jail,” he mentioned.
The police mentioned extra arrests are more likely to happen as soon as they’ve accomplished questioning all of the suspects concerned within the case