Undertrial escapes after snatching cop`s rifle

An undertrial snatched the rifle of a policeman escorting him and made good his escape while being taken to a court in Agra from a jail in neighbouring Moradabad district early today, police said.

Updated: Jun 08, 2010, 18:44 PM IST

Bulandshahr: An undertrial snatched the
rifle of a policeman escorting him and made good his escape
while being taken to a court in Agra from a jail in
neighbouring Moradabad district early today, police said.

Narendra Yadav and two accompanying police personnel were
travelling in the Rishikesh-Agra passenger train in the wee
hours today when he snatched the rifle of one of them and
jumped out of the running train, SHO Debai Ravindra Singh
said.

A combing operation was launched to nab him, he said,
adding an additional case was registered against the accused.

PTI