Four juveniles escape from home
Berhampur: At least four inmates of the government-run observation home for the juvenile delinquents here allegedly escaped from the home last night after attacking security guards, police said.
Police have registered a case in this regard after a guard in the duty lodged FIR about the incident.
Four inmates allegedly escaped from the home by assaulting the guard in duty. "We have registered a case and started investigation on the incident," said inspector-in-charge, BN Pur police station Deepak Mishra.
While police could manage to nab one of the four, three others were still at large, police said.
The escaped inmates were housed in the observation home in connection with dacoit and murder cases in different places. While three of them hailed from Berhampur and nearby areas, the other one was from outside Ganjam district, sources said.
"We have received a report about the escape of the four inmates after assaulting the staff from the in-charge superintendent of the home G. Sharmila," said district women and child welfare officer Sabita Beura.
The incident would be inquired, she said. Around 96 inmates were housed in the home before the incident took place.