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02-09-13, 05:44 PM #1
Inmate stashes phone in rectumWhen 58-year-old G. Siripala, a Sri Lankan prisoner serving a 10-year sentence for theft, was escorted by armed prison officials to Colombo's National Hospital with severe back pain, doctors rushed him for an X-ray. Doctors thought he might have orthopaedic complications, a source familiar with the matter told CNN. "But the X-ray showed a cell phone and two hands-free kits."
Medical staff prepared to carry out a surgical procedure on the prisoner, the source said.
"However, the man said 'Sir, sir, please give me a moment.' He coughed, wriggled, shrugged his muscles and the items fell on the ground," the source said.
The awkward incident reveals how Sri Lanka's prison officials discovered the latest round of phone smuggling into the high security Welikade Prison, in the northern sector of the capital, Colombo.
The prisoner explained his situation to the doctors, recounting how had been chatting on the cell phone with a relative when prison officials carried out a surprise check on his ward, the source said.
"He had no place to hide it. So he thrust it in his rectum together with the two hands-free kits," he said of the prisoner.
At nighttime, to avoid detection, the prisoners cover themselves with a bed sheet, hide the phone near the body and use the hands free kit, the source added.
Siripala's undoing came when the person he had been speaking to rang back. The ringing tone came from his back and prison officials grabbed him, the source said.
The prisoner alleges he was beaten by prison guards, causing the back pain that resulted in his trip to hospital and subsequent X-ray
02-10-13, 12:29 PM #2
New meaning to the phrase "talkng out of your ass."SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
"It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
-General Omar Bradley, United States Army
02-10-13, 02:34 PM #3
You sound like you're in a tunnel.Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me
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02-10-13, 03:43 PM #4Premium Lifetime Member
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Q: Hey bubba who is calling you?
A: I don't know probably just some asshole.Check your feelings at the door!
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02-10-13, 04:51 PM #5
I have actually had the misfortune to recover a mobile from a detainees nether regions during a search! just as well it wasn't the early 80's.
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02-10-13, 05:34 PM #6
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