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Criminal in police custody escapes from PGIMS

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Rohtak, October 09, 2013
First Published: 18:31 IST(9/10/2013) | Last Updated: 18:32 IST(9/10/2013)

A fortnight after a prisoners' van was attacked by unidentified people reportedly due to the police negligence, notorious criminal Ashok Doga escaped from the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) here on Wednesday when he was taken for treatment.

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Doga, 35, who was lodged in Gurgaon's Bondsi jail, was taken to the hospital for the treatment of his leg. He managed to dodge the police and escaped from outside the X-ray room with his accomplice on a motorcycle.

The Rohtak police had, in April, arrested Doga of Baliyana village of the district during an encounter operation from the district's Kharawar village. Doga, a parole jumper, is booked in 13 criminal cases, including murder, attempt to murder, Arms Act violations and dacoity.

A complaint was registered at the PGIMS medical police post, while the Gurgaon and Rohtak police have launched a search operation to arrest him.

Superintendent of police (SP) Rajesh Duggal said a case has been registered against policemen on duty on a charge of negligence in duty.


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