Bhubaneswar, May 31 -- Bhubaneswar: Two days after mobile phones, SIM cards and contraband were found and seized from inside the Jharpada special prisons here by a special squad, the DG, Prisons SantoshKumarUpadhyay made a surprise visit to the jail on Monday evening to take stock of the situation.

Speaking to media, Upadhyay said, "As many as 26 mobile phones and huge quantity of ganja has been seized from inside the jail within a month."

"After Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 came into force, a special ward for transgender will be set up at the jail. Similarly, separate wards will be built for the elderly inmates," he added.

Moreover, 10 separate cells will be built for 10 dreaded criminals, he said, adding that ...