This is how one man tried to smuggle cellphones into an Israeli prison

The phones were surgically removed from the man's body.

By ALON EINHORN
February 25, 2019 15:58
Cellphones surgically removed from a detainee's body in Ofer prison

Cellphones surgically removed from a detainee's body in Ofer prison. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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Guards at Ofer prison, located near Ramallah, thwarted an attempt to smuggle cellphones into the prison on Monday.

At around midnight, a man arrived at the prison and was arrested for impersonation of another person and giving false information to the guards.

While detained, the guards identified four mobile phones and six SIM cards hidden inside the detainee's body.
The phones were surgically removed from the detainee's body.






 

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