Assistant jail superintendent arrested for supplying medicine in Faridkot jail
Tribune Information Service
Faridkot, August 6
An assistant jail superintendent, who allegedly equipped medicine contained in the jail right here, has been arrested, police mentioned on Friday night.
With eight small packets containing whole of 78 gms of heroin, hidden amongst papers in a file in his hand, the accused jail official allegedly manhandled the wardens who caught him within the jail premises. The accused official tried to flee from the jail however was apprehended by the jail workers. A brand new cell phone was additionally recovered from him.
The accused, recognized as Binny Taank (batch 2016), has been booked underneath Part 21 B NDPS Act and Sections 353, 186 IPC and 42, 52A of Prisons Act at Faridkot police station.
The matter got here to gentle within the night when the accused arrived at Faridkot central jail for his responsibility and underwent obligatory frisking. Through the inspection, the officers of jail discovered medicine in his possession, the official mentioned.
The matter was reported to the police and Binny Taank was arrested underneath provisions of NDPS Act. Throughout interrogation, it was discovered that Binny Taank had allegedly equipped contrabands inside Tihar premises.
The police has taken the assistance of narcotics crew for the preliminary identification of the recovered medicine powder. For particulars investigation, it will likely be despatched for chemical examination, mentioned a senior police officer.
In a current medical examination and dope testing of all 2,333 inmates in Faridkot jail, the well being division has discovered that greater than 45 per cent of inmates examined optimistic for medicine. In all, 1,064 of whole 2,333 inmates within the jail failed the dope check performed by the Well being Division. Of the 155 girls inmates, many failed the dope check.