Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 6:
A day after notorious criminal Shahjahan escaped from police custody while under treatment in Odisha’s SCB Medical College and Hospital, Bhubaneswar DCP today took action against six police men for lapse in duty.
As per information provided by Twin City Police Commissioner YB Khurania, DCP Satyabrata Bhoi today suspended six policemen including Khandagiri police station ASI Gourahari Mallick, Havildar Ranjan Rout and four APR constables after reviewing the case.
Besides, further investigations are on to find out, if they had any link with Patu.
Police, on the other hand, has failed to apprehend Patu who continues to be at large even 24 hours after escaping custody. The special team constituted to nab him continues to conduct search operations at various places, said DCP Bhoi.
Notably, Shahjahan Khan alias Patu, who was under treatment in Cuttack’s SCB Medical College and Hospital after getting injured in a police encounter in Odisha capital, yesterday escaped from custody as we reported here.