Theft accused escapes from police custody in UP

A theft accused escaped from the police custody while he was being taken to the court for hearing, police said today.

PTI| Last Updated: Feb 13, 2014, 13:27 PM IST

Siddharthnagar (UP): A theft accused escaped from the police custody while he was being taken to the court for hearing, police said today.

Mohammad Raees, a resident of Nepal was taken to the local court here yesterday where he managed to flee after dodgin
g two constables accompanying him, police said.

Two Theft cases are registered against Raees, in Sadar and Dhebarua police station, police said.
A manhunt has been launched to nab the accused while Superintendent of Police J K Shukla has suspended two constables accompanying him, they said.