Mathura: Accomplices of an undertrial prisoner on Thursday attacked policemen here and helped him escape from custody, police said.
Taufeeq alias Rashid, a resident of Rajasthan, was being taken to Faridabad for a court hearing, when his accomplices attacked the police escort party near a bus stand, SP rural P K Tewari said.
The two-member police escort party was thrashed and handcuffed and forcefully taken in a car, he said, adding that they were later let off at Chhatta Goverdhani.
Taufeeq carried a cash reward of Rs 50,000 on him, Tewari added.


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