An undertrial has escaped from Uttar Pradesh’s Banda jail the place gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari can also be lodged, police stated on Monday.
After the undertrial was discovered lacking from jail premises on Sunday night, the safety of the jail has been elevated, officers stated.
Further Superintendent of Police Mahendra Pratap Singh Chauhan stated, “We’ve got acquired info that an undertrial Vijay Aarakh, a resident of Barsada Bujurg village in Girwan space, lodged within the jail right here has fled.”
“Jail administration has not lodged an FIR on this connection but,” he added.
“It’s not recognized but how and from the place he fled from the jail,” the ASP stated, including that Aarakh was despatched to jail in February in dacoity and different instances.