A man, arrested in a case of attempted murder, escaped from a hospital where he was being treated, officials said Thursday.
An FIR has been registered against the accused and the head constable in charge, they said, adding that the policeman will also be suspended.
On October 21, two groups filed separate FIRs following an altercation at Silokhara village here, police said.
Police arrested one of the accused — Praveen Sharma — on October 31. He was admitted to a private hospital in South City-1 area, officials said.
The accused gave the slip to the head constable on duty on the pretext of going to the washroom, police said.
An FIR under sections 223 (escape from custody due to negligence of public servant), 224 (resisting his lawful apprehension by a person) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered at Sector 40 police station against the accused senior and Head Constable Mahender.
“Efforts are on to nab the accused. He will be arrested soon,” said Inspector Satish Kumar, station house officer of Sector 40 police station.
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