It was found in gangster DevendraJagtap alias JD’s cell in Kalyan jail

Mumbai: On Tuesday, a mobile phone was found inside the cell where gangster Devendra BaburaoJ agtap alias JD has been lodged in the Adharwadi prison in Kalyan. Devendra Jagtap is an accused in advocate Shahid Azmi’s murder case.

Jail officials were inspecting the cell and found something suspicious on the tiles near the toilet. The cell phone was found yesterday from cell number two of circle 9 in the Kalyan prison where Jagtap is lodged.  Later, the jail officials broke the tiles and found a mobile hidden inside the cell.

“A case has been  registered at Khadakpada police station under relevant sections of the Prison Rules and Maharashtra Prison Discipline Rules and section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code.  The matter is being investigated,” said Parag Manere, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Thane Police.

 In 2003, Jagtap was booked for firing at extradited gangster Abu Salem in Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai. He had reportedly told the police that gangster Chhota Shakeel, a close aid of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim, had ordered to kill Salem.

In another case, JD was booked  for murder by the Navghar police along with 6 persons for shooting a person  named Adi Mahaparab in suburban Mulund in 2005.

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