A prisoner got caught when the cell phone sol republic that he was hiding in his butt rang. Prison guards at Welikada jail in Colombo, Sri Lanka, got suspicious when the prisoner's butt began to ring. 8, 2013.
The 58-year-old convict thought he was all prepared by hiding not only the cell phone but also a hands-free headset in one of the most unlikely places that guards would search.
What the prisoner was not prepared for was that he would receive a phone call at the most inconvenient time; -- when the phone was a little bit out of reach.
After the unusual discovery, an x-ray at a local hospital showed the intact cell phone and headset in the prisoner's secret and quite dark hiding place.
While the fate of the 58-year-old prisoner, his sol republic tracks hd cell phone, and the headset are unknown, the story does have two major lessons.
Beware of anyone who tries to sell a "used" cell phone or hands-free headset on eBay. And finally, don't forget to turn off the cell phone if you don't want to get caught.