Tihar jail superintendent suspended over inmates’ escape

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Published: July 7, 2015 3:10:39 AM

The superintendent of the Tihar jail has been suspended over the escape of two inmates from the prison.

The superintendent of the Tihar jail has been suspended over the escape of two inmates from the prison.

The Delhi Police had earlier arrested the second escapee, Javed, from his ancestral village in Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda district.

The undertrial had escaped from Tihar Jail along with another prisoner on June 28.

The two prisoners had scaled a wall and dug a tunnel in the dead of night to escape from jail.

The jailbreak came to the notice of jail authorities only when the two inmates were found missing during the morning roll call.

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