LAHORE – The Camp jail authorities on Sunday arrested head warder of the same jail allegedly involved in supplying narcotics to the jail inmates and handed over the accused to police concerned.

Shadman police registered a case against the accused and put him behind the bar. Deputy Superintendent Abdur Razaaq Niazi said that he was receiving information for the last two months that head warder Tayab was involved in supplying hashish to the jail inmates and was also facilitating them for illegal use of cell phone inside jail.

 “We started watching the accused and on Sunday he was caught red handed when he was supplying charas to prisoner Zubair,” said Niazi.

He claimed that during body search of Tayab raiding team recovered 80 grams charas from the accused. On that, he was arrested and handed over to police.

He said that more charas was also recovered from Zubair who was accused in a murder case and was shifted from Sheikhupura jail to Camp jail Lahore on administrative grounds.