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Bangladeshi undertrial prisoner escapes from hospital

Press Trust of India  |  Malda (WB) 

A Bangladeshi 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 and Hospital on March 8 because of illness, police said.

The police started searching for him.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 14:25 IST