Notorious Gangster of Western Uttar Pradesh, Badan Singh Baddo, fled from police custody while being taken for a court hearing.
Baddo, who was lodged in Fatehgarh jail, was sent to Ghaziabad for a court hearing on Thursday. However, under mysterious circumstances, he fled from a Meerut hotel where he had gone along with police personnel.
Following the incident, Meerut Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Nitin Tiwari reached the hotel and ordered the arrest of police personnel who were part of the team responsible for the movement of convict Baddo from jail to court.
Meerut: Baddan Singh, an arrested criminal escaped police custody reportedly after throwing a liquor party for the police personnel in a hotel. Akhilesh Narayan Singh, SP Meerut says, "Six police officials and three civilians arrested in the case. Investigation underway." pic.twitter.com/NjsgtyNINB
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Superintendent of Police, Akhilesh Narayan Singh told agencies, “Biddo had fled while he was being taken to Fatehgarh jail after being produced in the court. We are investigating the circumstances under which he fled. Six police personnel and three other individuals have been arrested in the case.”
Police has registered a case and is investigating the incident.