Sambalpur, Dec 1: An under trial prisoner (UTP) reportedly escaped from Odisha’s Sambalpur Jail on Friday.
The incident came to the notice of the jail authorities at the noon.
Sources said the prisoner cleverly fled from the jail while he was allowed for toilet.
Being informed, the jail authorities initiated a manhunt in the Sambalpur Town to trace out him.
A complaint has been filed in this connection with the Dhanupali Police in the afternoon.Based on it, a team of the police visited the jail and initiated an investigation.
The CCTV footage is under scanner. Checking and blockings in probable locations have been beefed up, said police.