2 prisoners escape UP jail, one gets run over by train


Etawah–Two inmates at Uttar Pradesh’s Etawah jail escaped in the wee hours of Sunday but one of them was run over by a train, officials said.

Ramanand, who had been serving a life term after being convicted for murder, got run over by a train while he was trying to board it.

The other inmate, Chandra Prakash, is missing and the police have launched a manhunt to trace him.

The two inmates cut the iron bars and escaped using a bedsheet.

Deputy Inspector General of Jail, Kanpur, B.P. Tripathi has reached Etawah to probe the incident.


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