PATNA: 34 juvenile inmates fled a remand home in Bihar in a latest jailbreak on Sunday after taking advantage of allegedly lax security arrangements.
All the inmates were lodged at a remand home in Munger district. Many of them were facing serious charges like murder, rape and robbery, according to media report.
Police said the juvenile delinquents escaped the shelter home after cutting through the iron gate and widows.
“The inmates broke the iron gate and window and fled the remand home. So far, 11 of them have been nabbed whereas massive manhunts are on to trace the remaining inmates,” local district superintendent of police Ashishs Bharti was quoted as telling the llocal media on Monday.
Authorities said a total of 86 inmates were lodge din the remand home.