Four prisoners escape from Hyderabad COVID hospital

Naveen S Garewal

Tribune News Service

Hyderabad, August 27 

Four undertrial prisoners reportedly escaped from the COVID-19 ward of the Gandhi General Hospital right here on Thursday.

The prisoners had been admitted to the hospital after they, together with others, have been examined constructive for the novel coronavirus.

After receiving the knowledge from the hospital authorities, Chilkalguda police officers rushed to the spot and located the grills on the ventilators a WC being eliminated to make an escape. 

Thee police stated that the prisoners had apparently recced the hospital throughout their keep and deliberate their escape. 

The police stated it appeared that after eradicating the grills, they climbed down from the second ground of the hospital holding on to a drainage pipe fastened to the wall and later escaped. 

The hospital employees observed that the prisoners had escaped after they failed to seem whereas they have been taking attendance.

Before hospitalisation, they have been lodged within the Charlapalli jail the place they have been remanded in circumstances associated to thefts and theft.

A statewide alert has been sounded and groups dispatched to nab them, stated the police. 

It could also be recalled {that a} current check in numerous state jails had proven excessive incidence of COVID-19 circumstances.

Earlier this month, other than many prisoners, 13 employees members on the Warangal jail had examined constructive. 

Telangana has three Central jails, seven district prisons, 33 sub-jails, a ladies’s jail, a borstal, an open jail and 4 particular prisons, amongst different detention services and prisons. All of those are filled with  convicts and undertrials past their capability. 

In neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, experiences of 337 out of 700 inmates examined for Covid-19 on the Kadapa jail final week returned constructive.

Again in Vizag, 18 inmates and 6 officers of Central Prison at Adavivaram examined constructive for coronavirus final week. 

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