Three prisoners in Uttar Pradesh click selfie, upload it on Facebook

Three undertrial prisoners have been booked for clicking a selfie and uploading it on Facebook from within the jail premises.

Published: 11th March 2018 11:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th March 2018 11:35 AM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: Three undertrial prisoners, lodged in the district jail here, have been booked for clicking a selfie and uploading it on a social networking site from within the jail premises, the police said today.

The smartphone used for taking the photograph and uploading it on Facebook yesterday has been seized, the district magistrate said, adding a case into this incident has been registered against the three undertrials.

The jail superintendent said the three undertrials are accused of murder and attempted to murder.

A few days back, a lawyer was arrested for carrying mobile phone to his client lodged in the jail.

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