A Bangladeshi undertrial prisoner today escaped from a local hospital where he had been admitted four days ago because of illness, police said.
It was detected early in the morning that the 40-year-old prisoner had escaped from the window of the hospital toilet using a rope.
Sk Safikul, who hails from Naogaon district of Bangladesh, was wanted by the police here on various charges.
He was arrested a few weeks ago and was admitted to the Malda Medical College and Hospital on March 8 because of illness, police said.
The police started searching for him.
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