Chandernagar: Two undertrials on Wednesday
fled from court premises by throwing chilli powder into the
eyes of a guard during their production there at Chandernagar
in Hoogly district.
The duo, in judicial custody in connection with a bank
dacoity, managed to procure two revolvers and chilly powder
when in custody which they used to escape at about 3.30 pm,
Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Chandernagar Amitava Maity said.
As the duo was being led to the court of the SDJM
here, one of them sprinkled the chilly powder to the guard`s
eyes and both ran away shooting in the air, he said.
"All police stations in Hoogly and nearby districts
have been alerted," Maity said.