This Article is From Jun 30, 2019

Mobile Phone Seized From Ajay Chautala's Cell In Tihar Jail

After the jail authorities were informed that he has brought a mobile phone and is using it inside the jail, a team was formed and while searching Ajay Chautala's cell, a mobile phone was retrieved.

Mobile Phone Seized From Ajay Chautala's Cell In Tihar Jail

Ajay Chautala (above) and his father Om Prakash Chautala were convicted on January 16, 2013

New Delhi:

A mobile phone was seized from convicted Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) leader Ajay Chautala's cell in Tihar Jail on Saturday.

After the jail authorities were informed that he has brought a mobile phone and is using it inside the jail, a team was formed and while searching Chautala's cell, a mobile phone was retrieved.

The jail authorities are investigating how the mobile phone reached the jail despite high-security measures in place.

Chautala and his father Om Prakash Chautala were convicted on January 16, 2013, by a Delhi court for illegally recruiting 3,206 junior basic teachers 12 years ago. They were held guilty of tampering with the selection list of teachers, nepotism, and favouritism.

The father-son duo was also found guilty of taking bribes from people in exchange for hiring them.