Search of NA Prison uncovers contraband

The cell phones and cannabis that were among the contraband items found yesterday at the New Amsterdam Prison.

Ranks of the Joint Services yesterday morning carried out a three-hour raid at the New Amsterdam Prison, during which a number of illegal items were found.

Among the items were five improvised weapons, 22 lighters, 14 cell phones, 12 chargers, 11 earpieces, 2 SIM cards, a watch and 12 grammes of cannabis.

The exercise was conducted between 6.30 and 9.30am.

The search came just a day after similar searches were conducted at the Lusignan and Georgetown prisons, where similar contraband items were uncovered.


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