Guwahati: An undertrial who was arrested in a case related to a dowry death escaped from the police custody on July 31st, 2019, the police said. He was arrested from Guwahati’s Sijubari area last night.
As reported the accused identified as Jewel Khan was arrested under sections 304B(punishable offense of dowry death) and 34(criminal act) of the Indian Penal Code(IPC) of case no 540/2019 registered at the Hatigaon police station.
Accused Khan was taken for medical examination today when he took advantage of the situation and swiftly fled from the spot.
“He was taken for medical examination today where he managed to escape from the police custody. Our preliminary investigations are on and we are trying to find the details of the incident. If any police official is found guilty they will be punished,” said Joint Commissioner of Police(CP), Guwahati, Debaraj Upadhaya.