Berhampur SP suspends 5 constables after accused flees from police custody

Berhampur: The Berhampur Superintendent of Police (SP) Pinak Mishra on Sunday suspended 5 constables for dereliction of duty after an accused under treatment escaped from the police custody here today.

According to sources, the accused Babu Nayak who was arrested on a case fled from Berhampur jail two months back.

However, he was again arrested after being injured when a crude bomb he was carrying on a bike exploded on October 9.

The police had later admitted him to MKCG Medical College and Hospital from where he escaped today.