Pune, September 10: Two undertrial prisoners who tested positive for coronavirus escaped from the temporary jail set up by Yerawada Central Prison in Pune at about 1 am on Thursday. The jail officials informed that search operation is underway.

In a similar incident in June, a COVID-19 positive undertrial accused, who was out on bail, escaped from a hospital in Haryana's Jind wearing a PPE kit, but was nabbed hours later. COVID-19 Positive Undertrial Accused Escapes From Hospital in Jind Wearing PPE Kit, Nabbed Later.

Two Undertrial Prisoners Who Tested Positive for COVID-19 Escapes From Jail in Pune

In a similar incident last month, A COVID-19 positive prisoner escaped from a temporary jail located in front of Hariparwat police station in Agra. The 24-year-old was sent behind the bars in case of mobile phone theft.

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