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Bihar: 7 juvenile inmates escape from a remand home in Gaya

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 8 July 2016, 14:18 IST

Seven juvenile inmates have escaped from a remand home in Bihar's Gaya district. The inmates escaped by cutting a window grill, the police said on 8 July.

Town Deputy Superintendent of Police Alok Kumar Singh said that the seven juvenile offenders managed to escape after cutting the window grill of one of the halls of the remand home on the night of 6 July.

A complaint was lodged on 7 July on the basis of the statement of Gaya Remand Home Superintendent Arun Kumar, the police said, noting that it was converted into an FIR when the juvenile inmates' whereabouts could not be ascertained.

The remand home's superintendent has informed the parents of the absconding juvenile inmates, Singh said, adding that Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs) of the respective districts have been furnished details about the inmates and they have been requested to take action to locate them.

Of the seven juvenile inmates who managed to escape from the remand home, three inmates hail from Arwal district while two inmates are from Jehanabad and one each from Gaya and Patna.

-With inputs from PTI

First published: 8 July 2016, 14:18 IST