A convict sentenced to life imprisonment for murder has escaped from police security at 4:30AM today from MB Hospital where he was taken for treatment following a complain of chest pain.
Laxman Meghwal, convicted of murdering his distant relative was in jail since 2004. Laxman was accompanied by two police constables in hospital and when one of them went to get water, Laxman allegedly pushed another constable Radha Kishan and fled in the dark.
A man hunt has been lodged to nab the runaway inmate immediately after the constables lodged a complain at the Hathipol Police Station.
C.I. Hathipol, Goverdhan Lal said that Laxman s/o Kamalchand Meghwal is a resident of Goina, Mawli and was convicted of killing his relative in 2002; the case was lodged at Pratap Nagar and he was sentenced to lifetime imprisonment in 2004, since then he was serving his term at Central Jail, Udaipur.
Yesterday, he complained of severe chest pain and insisted for urgent treatment. He was rushed to MB Hospital with two police constables.
The Police said, “at hospital he asked constables to allow him to use the toilet. At the Trauma ward, one constable went to get water and when Laxman saw the other constable alone, he allegedly pushed him and ran away.”
Police has set up Nakabandi at various locations to nab the culprit..