Sitamarhi: A prisoner was on Sunday found dead
in a water tank near a railway crossing in Kaprail village in
Bihar`s Sitamarhi district a day after he had escaped from a
hospital, a police official said.
The prisoner Raju Sahni`s body was found lying in a
water tank, Town police station in-charge Niranjan Prasad
The cause of the death of the convicted prisoner was
under investigation, he said.
The body has been sent for post-mortem.
Sahni had escaped from Sadar hospital yesterday during
treatment under police custody, Prasad said.
The prisoner was undergoing imprisonment in connection
with a theft case, he said.