New Delhi: The Punjab authorities has seized 710 cell phones belonging to gangsters throughout the jail premises throughout the state. Strict motion has been initiated towards those that introduced these telephones contained in the jail premises throughout the state and a few officers have been suspended in view of the identical. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann stated a Particular Investigation Workforce (SIT) has been constituted to probe this matter, including FIRs have additionally been filed on this regard, ANI reported. Mann added that every one VIP rooms in jails might be transformed into jail administration blocks to make sure easy functioning of the jail workers.
Mann additionally stated that involved officers might be held accountable for any negligence and strict actions might be taken towards them.
“With a view to ending VIP tradition, all VIP rooms in jails might be transformed into jail administration blocks to make sure easy functioning of jail workers. Involved officers might be held accountable in case of negligence in jail & strict motion might be taken”, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann was quoted as saying by ANI.
We have now seized 710 cell phones of gangsters from jail premises. Not solely did we seize cell phones but additionally took motion towards those that bought the telephones inside. An SIT has been fashioned to probe the identical. FIRs additionally being carried out…We have additionally suspended some officers: Bhagwant Mann pic.twitter.com/ikGxBX7mXe
— ANI (@ANI) May 14, 2022
In accordance with media studies, in March this 12 months, Jail Minister Harjot Singh Bains stated that the state authorities will put an finish to the usage of cell phones by inmates.
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday condemned the development of gun tradition and gangsterism being “promoted” by the Punjabi singers within the bigger public curiosity and urged them to desist from fanning violence and hatred and animosity within the society via their songs.