New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) A chain snatcher escaped from the police custody when he was being taken back to Tihar jail from a Delhi court, an official said on Tuesday.
The incident occurred on Monday. The accused, identified as Karan (19), a resident of jhuggi Munshi Ram Bagh, was arrested in a snatching case registered at Ranjit Nagar police station.
'He was caught red-handed. He was produced before a court on Monday and was remanded to judicial custody. While he was being taken to Tihar jail, the accused escaped from custody,' said a senior police official.
'An FIR under section 223 (escape from confinement negligently suffered by a public servant) and 224 (resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered and further investigation is going on,' said the official.
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