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Three undertrials flee from Karimganj jail

By Staff Correspondent

SILCHAR, June 20 - Three undertrial prisoners being kept under custody at the Karimganj district jail escaped from the hospital ward of the jail on Friday night, officials said.

According to police sources, the undertrial inmates broke open the window of the hospital ward which was also the quarantine ward of the jail, jumped off the roof and escaped from the premises.

Meanwhile, Karimganj Superintendent of Police Kumar Sanjit Krishna informed The Assam Tribune on Saturday, �Of the three prisoners, one hails from Hojai district while the two others are from Patharkandi and Bajarichora areas of the district.

�In this connection, an FIR has been lodged by the Jail Superintendent and investigation is in progress.�

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