Kendrapara: A person accused in a rape case escaped from hospital in Odisha’s Kendrapara today despite presence of police.
Raju Jena, the accused hailing from Bhekta village under Talchua Marine police limits in the district, had allegedly kidnapped a girl of the locality and raper her.
The family members of the girl had thrashed Jena and lodged a complaint with police regarding the abduction and rape.
The accused was later admitted to Kendrapara district headquarters hospital, where he was undergoing treatment under police vigil.
However, he managed to give cops the slip and escaped from the hospital on the pretext of attending nature’s call today. Till last reports came in, he was yet to be traced by police.