Kumar Rajiv Nayan

Ara : An undertrial prisoner of Ara jail Murari Ram, a native of village Osaiganj under Bihia police station in Bhojpur district, escaped from Ara Sadar Hospital under Town police station on August 9, 2018, late evening. An FIR has been lodged with Town Police Station, Ara, in this connection.

Ramesh, a police personnel deputed as guard at the gate of the Prisoners’ ward, Ara Sadar Hospital, said that Murari Ram was brought to the hospital from the Ara jail for treatment. On August 9  evening, he took him to the lavatory to let him attend call of nature but he slipped and escaped.

It was not the first incident of its kind. A number of under trial prisoners have escaped from Ara Sadar Hospital during treatment in the past due to lack of proper security arrangement.

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