Police conduct surprise raid on District Jail in Mangaluru

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Mangaluru : The Police official with Barke Police launched a surprise search operation on the District Jail at 3 pm today, April 14. More than 20 officers & 30 men & women staff of different ranks take part in the operation, and search of all the barracks & blocks of jail. Restricted items. Cigarettes, Beedies […]

Mangaluru’s proposed high security prison gets Rs 85 cr

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: The budget has given hope that finally the Mangaluru District Jail will be shifted to a new spacious premises. The budget earmarks Rs 85 crore for a new high security prison at Mangaluru. When it is completed at an estimated cost of Rs 200 crore, it will be the 10th such facility in the […]

DAR officials attacked by inmates near jail premises

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Mangaluru: In an incident reported, a few inmates of the district jail in the city attacked officials of the District Armed Reserve (DAR) as they were being escorted from court back to the jail on Thursday. The incident took place when they reached the gate of the jail premises. A heated argument broke out between […]

Police seized 29 mobile and ganja from district jail

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Mangaluru: Police raided district prison on Monday and seized 29 mobiles along with ganja. Under the guidance of Police Commissioner Chandra Sekhar, a team of police raided the prison at around 2 am on Monday. Police have seized 29 mobile phones, 12 sim cards, 1 knife, 1 metal punch. Iron rods, unspecified amount of ganja […]

Police Commissioner Chandra Sekhar raids district jail, seized ganja and mobiles

Friday, January 15th, 2016
police commissioner raid

Mangaluru: As per credible information that, illegal activities in the jail City Police Commissioner Chandra Sekhar and DCPs along with several officers,conducted a raid in district jail on Friday and seized several mobiles, ganja and a few other items. As many as 150 police officers and canine squads, Four ACPs, ten police inspectors, six police […]

Police team led by Mysore DIG Prisons raids district jail ; nothing seized

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Mangalore : A police team led by Mysore DIG Prisons Vishwanathaiah raided the District Jail here on July 30, Tuesday but could not find any  drugs, cell phones or any other prohibited goods. Incidentally during every earlier raid the police team could find some banned goods inside the jail which is also infamous for frequent […]

Police team led by Mysore DIG(Prisons)raids district jail ; seize drugs, mobile phones

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
Mysore DIG raids jail

Mangalore :  A team of police officials led by the Mysore Division DIG(Prisons) Vishwanathaiah raided the District Jail in Mangalore and found two packets of ganja and  seventeen mobile phones hidden inside the jail. The raiding team also found seven mobile chargers and two packs of playing cards in the prison. Vishwanathaiah later told reporters […]

No weapons in Jail, but Ganja packets and cell phones

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Mangalore: Assistant Commissioner of Police for Mangalore City, Ravindra Gadadi, with a suspicious team of police, raided the district jail on Wednesday looking for weapons, but found only 2 mobile phones and a SIM card, which they seized along with 5 chargers and 4 Ganja packets from a murder-accused jailbird. Earlier May 18, in another […]

Prisoners clashed in District Jail: one admitted

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Prisoners clashed in District Jail

Mangalore : Two prisoners imprisoned in a same cell at the district jail fought with each other resulting in one sustaining serious injuries and admitted to the District Wenlock Hospital on September 29, Wednesday. The clash took place during the lunch time when one of the murder accused Suryakumar hit another prisoner in the jail […]

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