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Inmate escapes from custody

Inmate escapes from custody
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Sopore : An inmate serving detention escaped from police custody of Bomai police station in Sopore area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district soon after attending court hearing on Tuesday.

Identified as Abdul Majeed Mir, 24 a resident of Tujjer village of Sopore was being escorted back to police station and upon reaching near he gave slip to the police and managed to escape, sources said.

A senior police official confirming the incident said that the detainee has escaped.

Meanwhile, police lhas launched launched searches in the area to nab the culprit.

Notably, Mir was arrested in 2016 along with a weapon and since then is undergoing his jail term.

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