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Maoist escapes from hospital in J'khand, 6 policemen suspended

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Press Trust of India Jamshedpur
Six policemen were suspended on Wednesday after a jailed Maoist, undergoing treatment at a hospital in Seraikela, escaped, a senior police officer said.
Sambhu Majhi, arrested a few months ago, was being treated at Seraikela Sadar Hospital while in police custody, the Superintendent of Police (SP) of Seraikela-Kharsawan district, Chandan Kumar Sen, said.
He was admitted to the hospital on May 24, he said.
The policemen were suspended on charges of dereliction of duty and a departmental enquiry has been set up in connection with the incident, the SP said.

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First Published: May 29 2019 | 10:50 PM IST

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