The incident took place last night at Maranga police station where Awdesh Mandal, the husband of JD(U) MLA Bima Bharti, was in the lock-up, he added.
    
Nitish Kumar government today once again came under attack of the opposition over two incidents involving its MLAs. Eyewitnesses said the escape took place when the legislator, along with Purnea MP Santosh Kushwaha, was in the police station and hundreds of supporters of Mandal surrounded the police station to help him flee.
      
Asked to comment on the presence of MLA and MP at the time of the escape, the SSP stressed that it would be probed. Sub Divisional Police Officer of Banmakhi, Kundan Kumar, would probe the escape, the SSP cited.

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