Mobile phone, two SIM cards recovered from jail inmates

Muzaffarnagar: A mobile phone, two SIM cards and some other prohibited items were recovered from prisoners during a raid in the district jail here, authorities said today.

The district authorities yesterday found a gang was allegedly running an extortion racket from the jail.

A case has been registered against four inmates — Shiv Kumar, Satpal, Dinesh and Nitu.

District Magistrate G S Priye Deshi has said the incident has been reported to the state jail authorities so that a departmental inquiry is conducted against the district jail officials.