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Patient under custody flees from MGM Hospital as constables take nap


Jamshedpur : A gun shor injury patient who was under custody ran from the MGM Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday morning.

He was undergoing treatment since the night of July 8. Raghubir Singh alias Rahul who was undergoing treatment for the gun-shot injury sneaked from the hospital.

He is a resident of Teacher’s Colony in Mango and aged 35. He fled out of the surgery ward of the medical college hospital while two constables who were on guard were taking a nap at the corridors.

Senior superintendent of police, Anoop T Mathew said they would register a case against the accused for running the judicial custody and also take action against the constables who had been assigned for guarding the accused.

” I have assigned the deputy superintendent of police (headquarters-I) KN Mishra to probe into what led the accused Rahul fled the medical college and hospital.

I will also recommend for action against the policemen on guard duty. We will register a case against the accused Rahul for fleeing the judicial custody,” said Mathew.

Rahul, who is a driver by profession was undergoing treatment under custody at the surgery ward. He had sustained bullet injury in his thigh at his house in Teachers’ Colony under Mango police station area late in the night of July 8.

The police had suspected that the gun-shot injury might have taken place due to possessing a fire-arms either in his pocket or in the waist, but the accused had claimed that he was shot at and injured by his brother-in-law Pritam Singh and father-in-law Devendra Singh, who resided at Baghbera area.

The police had suspected it to be a self-made gun-shot injury as they had recovered a live cartridge of .315 bore from the trouser pocket of Rahul while he was being taken to the hospital emergency in the night of July 8.

The DSP (headquarters-I) Mishra said that the accused Rahul was suspected to have fled the second floor of the surgical block in the wee hours of the day.

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