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Prisoner escapes, FIR against Jail Superintendent

A prisoner called by the Superintendent of Saharsa jail for "cutting grass" in his residential quarter fled after which the authorities filed an FIR against the Superintendent Saturday, official sources said.

india Updated: Jun 26, 2010 19:16 IST

A prisoner called by the Superintendent of Saharsa jail for "cutting grass" in his residential quarter fled after which the authorities filed an FIR against the Superintendent Saturday, official sources said.

District Magistrate R Laxmanan said that Ghanshyam Ram the Jail Superintendent had allegedly called the prisoner (Bhushan Sah) lodged in judicial custody in connection with cases related to murder and fraud for "cutting grass" .

But Sah managed to flee, he said.

"We have ordered registration an FIR against the jail official," Laxmanan said.

Besides, he had also recommended to the IG(Prisons) for taking departmental action against Ram.