Brazilian prisoners use cats to smuggle in tools, mobile phones into prison
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Brazilian prisoners use cats to smuggle in tools, mobile phones into prison

Arapiraca : Brazil | Jan 05, 2013 at 11:18 PM PST
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Authorities of the prison in the city of Arapiraca in Brazil intercepted a cat that was smuggling in escape tools into the premises to help prisoners escape.

The cat had items like saw blades, tunnel digging tools, mobile phones with charger and spare batteries strapped to its belly.

This has been reported in news.sky.com of dated 5th of January 2013.

It seems the cat had been raised by the inmates of the prison and had easy access to all areas – the relatives who came to visit used to take it out occasionally and no one ever had any doubts that it was being used by the prisoners to smuggle in items that could come in handy to plan escapes.

The cat was apprehended on New Year's Eve.

The prison has 263 inmates and it is difficult to establish who the items were meant for – the cat cannot provide any clues because it cannot speak!!

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