Agartala, Feb 11, 2024, By Our Correspondent
A prisoner, identified as Dilip Nath and accused of murder, managed to escape from Dharmanagar jail in Kalikapur, North Tripura district, on Saturday night.
The escape unfolded when Nath complained of illness, prompting jail staff to take him to Dharmanagar Hospital for treatment.
Seizing an opportune moment during the medical attention, Nath exploited the alleged carelessness and negligence of the jail staff to execute his escape. Despite immediate efforts to locate him, Nath remained elusive as the search continued through the night.
The incident has raised concerns about security protocols within the correctional facility, emphasizing the need for a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding Nath's escape. Authorities are intensifying efforts to locate and apprehend the escaped prisoner, and further details about the incident are awaited.