Man held for theft escapes from police custody

8 Oct 2018

A thief managed to escape from a hospital while he was in police custody in Bihar's Bhagalpur district. The thief identified as Anand Kumar Dubey was caught Sunday night while carrying out theft in a house located in Mirzanhat locality under Mujahidpur police station area of Bhagalpur town, Mujahidpur police station SHO Amar Biswas said Monday. The locals had beaten him badly before handing him to the police. The police took the thief to Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital, Bhagalpur, for treatment and was supposed to produce him in the court here on Monday, Biswas said adding that the thief asked the two constables, who accompanied him, that he wanted to go to toilet. (PTI)