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 fingers.
“Upon inquiring, they advised the policemen that they have been from Pune. The cops on responsibility bought 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 considered one of their associates lodged there.
The three have been arrested and booked beneath related sections of the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, he stated.
The jail administration was knowledgeable to examine 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.
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