Chandigarh, May 11, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
Haryana Police has arrested five Covid-19 positive prisoners, who escaped from special sections of Rewari Jail on the intervening night of May 8 and 9.
Giving this information here today, a spokesperson of Haryana Police said that those who were arrested were identified as Naveen Sharma alias Golu, Ajit alias Neta, Rajesh alias Kalia, Ashish and Abhishek.
Immediately after the incident, several teams of the Haryana Police including CIA and nearby SHOs had launched a search operation to nab the criminals. Police have managed to nab 5 prisoners. Efforts are on to nab the other inmates, he added.
All were lodged in the section designated for Covid patients and fled after cutting grilles of their barracks. These inmates were sent to Rewari jail after they tested positive for Covid.
It may be mentioned here that 13 Covid positive prisoners fled from a special section of Rewari jail dedicated to Covid inmates.