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Eight inmates flee from Rolpa Prison


KATHMANDU: They escaped digging 8-meter tunnel from the room they were residing. The tunnel was connected all the way outside the jail premises. The inmates were doing their time for cases of rape, burglary and smuggling.

According to the police, the jail breakers are Arjun Sen of Khungri, Dhruba Dangi of Jugar, Chamfe BK of Jedawang. Similarly, other escapees are Raj Bahadur Oli of Jangkot, Basanta Roka of Rangkot, Krishna Bahadur Oli of Thabang, Deepak Pun and Raju Thapa of Saigha, Dang.

There were 11 inmates in the room from where they dig the tunnel. Three inmates, however, did not escape. Eighty seven prisoners had been kept at the prison despite the capacity was only 35. The police personnel on duty and the prison administration came to know about the incident only after half-an-hour of the jailbreak. Sub-Inspector Shalik Ram Basnet was at the command while the incident occurred.

According to Deputy Police Inspector Saroj Paudel at District Police Office Rolpa, a massive number of security personnel have been mobilized for their search.

According to him, some 19 police personnel deployed for the security at the time of the incident are taken under custody for an investigation. Some 84 inmates were kept in the jail making it overcrowded which has the capacity of only 35 prisoners.

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