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Life convict who escaped from Guj jail nabbed in Mumbai

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A life convict from Gujarat's Sabarmati Jail who escaped in April while being taken to a hospital has been nabbed by Mumbai police, a said Monday.

(32), alias Udta Kabutar, had been sentenced to life imprisonment for kidnapping and robbery and was lodged at Ahmedabad's Sabarmati Central Jail, he said.

In April this year, Pathan had escaped while police was taking him to Ahmedabad civil hospital for treatment, the added.

Acting on a tip-off, Sunday evening nabbed Pathan from near the Western Express Highway Metro station in suburban Andheri, the said.

"Based on the information, officials of Crime Branch Unit III laid a trap and arrested Pathan at around 9:30 pm on Sunday. He was handed over to police on Monday," Dilip Sawant, of police (detection), said.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 20:25 IST
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