Bihar police starts probe into use of drugs and phones in Ara jail


Patna: A recent video from Bihar’s Arrah jail in Bhojpur District goes viral on the internet, where a group of Prisoners seen using cell phones, smoking cigarettes and doing drugs inside the jail premises.

The Bihar police has issued an investigation into alleged use of mobile phones and drugs. The matter came to light when a video footage showed the prisoners were chatting on mobile phones and smoking cigarettes said to be laced with cannabis.

Starting the investigation yesterday, Additional Director General of Police said, “We are examining the video footage and conducting intensive raids at the Ara jail. If any unlawful activities are found to have been taken inside the jail premises, strict action will be taken”.

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