To threaten the businessman, who runs a garment shop in Gandhi Nagar, two associates of the accused, Mohammad Azeem Ahmed, allegedly fired outside his home in North East Delhi’s Welcome area on July 3 and also left a letter along with two live cartridges.
It stated that the “modus operandi” used by jail officials to collect bribes was during visits by families of inmates. If the families did not bring cash, they were asked to deposit it at a bakery opposite Tihar Jail Gate No 4, said the report.
“The cell has two more inmates and one of them has taken responsibility of the prohibited items. It’s being checked if the phone was being used by Chautala himself,” said Rajkumar, Additional Inspector General, Tihar Jail.