Undertrial escapes from police custody in UP
By The Space
Firozabad (UP) Feb 26 (PTI) An undertrial prisoner gave the police the slip when he was brought for a court hearing in Matsena in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district, an official said on Friday.
Rishi Kumar Yadav, arrested in connection with the alleged dowry death of his wife, was brought to the court in Matsena police station area for hearing in the case when he fled the complex on Thursday evening, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ajay Kumar Pandey said.
Mahaveer Singh, the policeman on duty with the prisoner, has been suspended with immediate effect for reporting the matter late as well as showing laxity and directives have been given to take the personnel under custody, the SSP said.
Police teams have been activated and all efforts are on to nab the undertrial, the senior official added.