Keonjhar: A man and his son, who were booked in a caste-related case, fled from the District & Sessions Judge Court in Odisha’s Keonjhar during hearing of their bail plea, today.
Accused Das Khuntia and his son Anil of Saruali village under Telkoi police limits in the district had sought bail from the court in the case. However, they escaped from the court while hearing on their bail application was underway.
Later, cops managed to nab Anil and took him into custody. Taking stringent action in the matter, district SP suspended SI Dusmant Singh and constables Manorama Sethi, Sibani nayak and Renubala Mahanta for dereliction of duty.