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Mumbai rape accused gets off police vehicle, flees on the way to jail

mumbai Updated: Jul 07, 2017 09:47 IST
Megha Sood

An undertrial in a rape case escaped while being taken from court to the Arthur road jail on Wednesday.

The accused, Bhim Patwa, 22, was arrested in May 2016 on rape charge and was lodged in Arthur Road jail.

He was taken to Bandra court. While being taken back to the jail he jumped off the van and fled.

“We have registered a case at NM Joshi Marg police are investigating the case,” said Akhil Singh, deputy commissioner of police, zone III.