Talk about putting a call on hold:
The prisoners are gang-members in El Salvador. According to the article,
Capt. Juan Ramon Arevalo, director of the prison known as Zacatras, said the gang members had introduced the cell phones, wrapped in plastic bags, into their bodies through their…
Well, there are only so many ways to get contraband into prison, so you figure it out. Let’s just say the “vibrate” ring-tone setting may have been problematic. Man, talk about your “anywhere” minutes!
I guess that really makes them “cell” phones, though. Can’t you just picture a prisoner’s friend getting a call at 2:00 a.m. and saying, “What ******* is calling me at this hour?”