AGARTALA, Oct 22 - Three convicts have fled from Tripura Central Jail at Bishalgarh, about 15 km from here, a jail official said today.
The three convicts, who were given life imprisonment by a court in 2014, have fled from the jail, which was noticed during counting of heads last evening, Jail Superintendent Santosh Bahadur told reporters.
He said an FIR was lodged at Bishalgarh police station last night and all police stations in the State have been alerted. However, the convicts were still absconding.
Bahadur said the convicts might have fled from the jail by scaling water pipes. Police was investigating the case.
The convicts were identified as Milan Debbarma, Swarna Kumar Tripura and Rabindra Tripura. � PTI