"We have detected 160 mobile phones working in Bhondsi jail in a raid conducted by our officials," he said.

There have been reports that a few gang leaders operate from the jail itself. "We got the information of mobile phones being used in the jail through technical evidence, informers, and inmates," Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Rajesh Kumar said.

Kumar said a list of criminals using mobile phones in the jail has been handed over to the jail authorities by Deputy Commissioner of Police (crime) VP Godara. Five inmates of the jail have been booked for using mobile phones illegally inside the jail premises.

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