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Two undertrials missing from Ludhiana Central jail: official

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

Two undertrials, both brothers, have gone missing from Central Jail since last evening, police said.

They have been identified as Jasbir Singh and Harvinder Singh of Amloh in district, Commissioner of Police, Ludhiana, Surinder Lamba said today.

The two were facing trial in separate criminal cases of theft and under the NDPS Act.

The said that during a routine head-count in the jail at 8 pm on Sunday evening, the officials found the two prisoners missing.

The jail authorities immediately informed the police.

Investigations are in progress, Lamba said.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 16:25 IST
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