Keonjhar: A man arrested by Keonjhar police yesterday from Jharkhand on charges of stealing a truck escapes from Joda police station today.
Motu Majhi, a resident of Nuamundi in Jharkhand bordering Keonjhar was arrested by Joda police on Monday for allegedly stealing a truck. He was kept in the police station. However, he managed to flee from the police custody putting the police administration in a fix.
Police launched a manhunt to nab the accused against whom several cases are pending in different police stations in Odisha and Jharkhand.
Sources said senior police officials visited the police station and took stock of the situation.