Canberra jail in lockdown as guards hunt for smuggled contraband

Sherryn Groch
Updated November 7 2019 - 7:48am, first published November 6 2019 - 4:28pm

An emergency and a full lockdown has been declared at Canberra's jail after concerns that a package of contraband smuggled in through a hole in the fence may have included a gun.

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Sherryn Groch

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Sherryn is a journalist at The Canberra Times, with a special interest in education and social affairs.

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