Thane: Jail escape plan uncovered, 4 inmates booked

Four inmates of Adharwadi jail in Kalyan in Thane district have been booked for allegedly hatching a plan to escape from the facility, police said on Tuesday.

During routine inspection of the jail complex on April 17, officials found a bed sheet in the toilet and metal handles of oil cans and wire configured to allow a person to escape by scaling the walls, an official said.

Jail authorities filed a case with Khadakpada police station under section 224 (resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension) of IPC against four inmates and further probe was underway, he added.

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