Ten undertrials escape on way to court in UP
The other four who reported on duty were sitting in the front cabin of the prison van with the driver.
"A probe has been ordered into the incident. We are trying to ascertain the policemen did not report for duty and why were the undertrials left unescorted and the door of the jail van was open," said a senior police official.
"A major operation is on to trace the absconding prisoners and action has been ordered against the errant cops," Vishwakarma informed.
The prisoners who escaped are Rizvan, Rakesh Chowdhary, Chand Babu, Shailesh Kumar, Rajesh Yadav, Anil Vishwakarma, Jai Prakash, Atul Kumar Pandey, Mohammad Vaish and Vijay Yadav.