Bihar Police conducted raids at several jails across Bihar concurrently in the presence of local administration. During the raid at the Chappra jail, police have obtained three mobiles, three SIM cards and some packets of tobacco.
The sudden raids were conducted with the purpose to gain knowledge about what day-to-day activities are being conducted at the jails from different districts of the state.
The SP of Chappra district, Santosh Kumar’s statement referring to the raids was recorded as saying, “No objectionable items were, however, found inside the jail premises. The raids were part of the routine investigation to find out about illegal activities inside the jail premises. We started the raid at around 5:30 AM in the morning and it was conducted for three hours in every ward of the jail.”