Bannu: Murder convict escapes from hospital
BANNU: A murder convict managed to escape from the District Headquarters Hospital here on Saturday, sources said.
The sources said that Ejaz Ali, resident of Kotka Saadat, who was convicted in a murder case, was admitted to the hospital after he fell sick.
The sources said a group of armed men came to the hospital in a car at 12:30pm and took away the convict along with them at gunpoint. The gunmen also snatched the official gun from a cop deputed in the ward.
When contacted, the acting District Police Officer Kifayatullah confirmed the incident, saying that the first information report had been registered against the accused.