Men escape from court throwing chilly powder in guard`s eye

Last Updated: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 18:28

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.


First Published: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 18:28

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