Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB) police carried out a raid inside the Parappana Agrahara prison and seize 37 knives, marijuana, mobile phones from inmates
According to reports, the Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Sandeep Patil, said, “Based on various complaints, we conducted raids at Parappana Agrahara jail today and seized mobile phones, SIM cards, knives/daggers, ganja, ganja smoking pipes, and other banned items. Further investigation is going on.”
Parappana Agrahara Central Prison is the largest prison in Karnataka, spread over 40 acres. It houses more than 4,000 prisoners with 810 barracks. The prison houses former All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V K Sasikala.
Unnao jail prisoners brandish pistols
Earlier in a similar incident, an astounding video of prisoners emerging from the premises of jail in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district had put the prison security under scrutiny. The video that had been widely shared on social media finds two prisoners charged with murder flaunting pistols and making provocative statements against the Yogi Adityanath government.