Undertrial Prisoner Escapes Police Custody In Malkangiri
Malkangiri: An undertrial prisoner, held on charges of illegal ganja smuggling, escaped police custody while undergoing treatment at District Headquarters Hospital in Malkangiri on Saturday.
The absconding prisoner has been identified as Raju Barai. He was lodged in Malkangiri sub-jail.
Barai had complained of chest pain in the jail and had been accompanied by the jail pharmacist and the guard to the DHH for treatment. However, he fled police custody soon after.
Meanwhile, a manhunt has been launched to trace the prisoner.
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