33 juveniles escape from Delhi correctional home, 14 held

Last Updated: Monday, October 7, 2013 - 00:36

New Delhi: Thirty-three inmates of a juvenile home in North West Delhi escaped, out of which 14 have been arrested, police said on Sunday.

The incident was reported at Seva Kutir, a juvenile home located at Mukherjee Nagar area of North West Delhi.

"At 8:30 pm yesterday, around 58 juveniles went up to the home`s terrace where they started shouting, burnt mattresses and pelted stones. They also tampered with a few cylinders because of which gas leaked," said police.
Later, they broke doors and damaged property inside the home. Thirty-three of them managed to flee outside from the terrace.

Today morning, 14 of them were apprehended by the police while rest are still missing. The boys are in the age group of 15-17 years old.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 19:30
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