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Undertrial who escaped from court premises held

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 35-year-old undertrial prisoner who had last week escaped from the premises of a court in south Mumbai, was Monday arrested in suburban Andheri, the police said.

The accused Yogesh Darji had given police the slip after he was produced in the court on November 3 in connection with a cheating case registered against him in September last year, a said.

He was then lodged in the Thane Central prison, he said.

Darji was booked under section 224 (Resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), he said.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 23:05 IST