5 escape from DI Khan prison
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Five prisoners escaped from the Central Prison, Dera Ismail Khan early Sunday, official sources said. The sources said the prisoners in the dark of night cut off the iron-bars of their barrack at 2:30 a.m. and escaped.
Those who escaped included Fazal Subhan, Matoon Khan, Tajur Rehman, Muhammad Islam and Riaz Ahmed. Taking serious note of the incident, Jail Superintendent Khalid Abbas placed 10 security guards under suspension and got the first information report (FIR) registered with the police against them under 223-PPC. The sources said that the police arrested two among the fleeing prisoners Riaz Ahmed and Matoon Khan soon after their escape. The police also launched search operation in the city and closed all the exit routes to arrest the other three prisoners, the sources added.