Pune, Nov 12 (PTI) Three individuals have been arrested whereas
they have been allegedly planning to lob tennis balls stuffed with
marijuana in Kalamba jail in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district
for an affiliate lodged there, an official stated on Thursday.
Throughout patrolling on Wednesday, some police constables
discovered three males roaming round a wall of the Kalamba jail with
three tennis balls of their arms.
“Upon inquiring, they informed the policemen that they
have been from Pune. The cops on obligation acquired suspicious about their
presence within the delicate and prohibited space,” the official
from Juna Rajwada police station in Kolhapur stated.
The police seized three tennis balls with insulated
adhesive tape over it from their possession, he stated.
“On slicing open, marijuana was discovered contained in the
balls,” the official stated, including that the three males have been
allegedly planning to lob the contraband-filled balls within the
jail for certainly one of their associates lodged there.
The three have been arrested and booked below related
sections of the Narcotic Medicine and Psychotropic Substances
(NDPS) Act, he stated.
The jail administration was knowledgeable to test if the
accused had already equipped something contained in the jail.
“Throughout inspection, the jail administration discovered a
cell phone contained in the jail and so they have been attempting to confirm
to whom it belongs,” the official stated. PTI SPK