Keonjhar, Oct 15 (LocalWire): Four policemen including a court sub-inspector were suspended after a man and his son escaped from the District and Sessions Judge Court here today, police said.
Dasa Khuntia and his son Anil Khuntia of Suriali village under Telkoi police station were produced before the court for hearing of their bail application. They were arrested in a caste-related case.
However, even as their bail application was being heard, the duo managed to escape from the court.
As the news spread, superintendent of police, Keonjhar, swung into action and suspended on-duty policemen SI Dusanta Singh and constables Manorama Sethi, Sibani Nayak and and Renubala Mahanta for alleged dereliction of duty.
An inquiry into the incident has been order to fix the responsibility and efforts are on to arrest the father-son duo, sources said.