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Undertrial escapes from police custody

An undertrial escaped from the police custody in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district while he was being taken to Dehradun from Delhi for a court hearing, police said on Friday.

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Muzaffarnagar Published on: July 19, 2019 15:24 IST
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An undertrial escaped from the police custody in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district while he was being taken to Dehradun from Delhi for a court hearing, police said on Friday.

Nitin Nagpal has allegedly involved in a cheating case and was arrested from east Delhi's Laxmi Nagar, a police officer said.

On Thursday, a police team escorting the accused stopped at a restaurant in Muzaffarnagar district from where Nagpal escaped, Khatoli police station in-charge Harsaran Sharma said.

A search is underway to nab him, they said. 

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