Imran, Sushil and Pankaj escaped on Tuesday night after pulling down the grills of a window at the juvenile home. Imran had been arrested by Ghaziabad police, while Sushil and Pankaj were arrested by Noida police for petty theft.
A case has been registered and police are on a look out for them.
Due to the increasing number of escapes at the Meerut juvenile home, the district magistrate has ordered a probe into the matter.
Ten boys have escaped from the juvenile home on three earlier occasions. Two boys had escaped on April 6, five on February 2 this year and three on October 28 last year.
Meerut: Three boys ran away from a juvenile home here, making it the fourth such incident at the observation home in the past one year.
First Published: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 16:05