LS polls: City police raid Mysuru jail

Mysuru, April 16:- Commissioner of Police K T Balakrishna, DCP Mutturaj and 175 officials carried out a raid at the Mysuru Central Prison to track down prisoners who may affect the upcoming Lok Sabha elections operating from inside.

Around 17 teams of police carried out the raid at the jail. The police carried out the raid till 2:30 pm on Monday.

“The police recovered Rs 1900 in cash. This raid was conducted as a measure of precaution ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

Mysuru City Police have tightened security ahead of polls. People can cast their vote without any fear,” said the Commissioner of Police. (MR/SH).

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