Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB) police carried out a raid inside the Parappana Agrahara prison early on Saturday and seized knives/daggers, marijuana, smoking pipes, mobile phones, and SIM cards from the cells.
Source: The Indian Express.
Being the largest prison in Karnataka, Parappana Agrahara Central Prison houses over 4,000 prisoners, which spread over 40 acres with 810 barracks.
Joint commissioner of police (crime), Sandeep Patil, reported;
“To monitor rowdy activities inside the prison, we conducted raids at Parappana Agrahara jail today at 5 am and seized mobile phones, SIM cards, knives/daggers, ganja, ganja smoking pipes and other banned items. Further investigation is on.”
All the sims and mobiles will be analyzed and inquiries will be made regarding who allowed inmates to have these weapons and what was the purpose of having them.