Bhubaneswar, Apr 12: The family members of gangster Hyder helped him to escape from the SCB Hospital in Cuttack, claimed Constable Mohhamad Mausim who was suspended earlier for negligence of duty in this connection.
Mohhamad, who was the security in charge of the gangster, lodged a complained at Mangalabag police station in which he mentioned that, Hyder’s son, brother and brother-in-law frequently visited him in the hospital with home cooked food. They helped Hyder to escape from the hospital on April 10.
On the other hand, according to jail manual, if a jail refers a criminal to any hospital for further treatment, the jail authorities should provide a detailed information about the criminal to the local police. No outsiders should be allowed to visit him during the treatment period and no outside food can be served to the criminal during that period, informed jail manual drafting committee chairman and former jail DIG Bikram Chandra Mohanty.
It clearly reveals that, the rules of the jail manual were flouted by the officials were in charge of Hyder.
However, the police are planning to nab the gangster basing on intelligence inputs at the earliest, said the Police commissioner, Soumendra Priyadarshi.