‘Maoist’ who escaped last year brought back to jail

David has reportedly told the police that he had paid Rs 7 lakh as bribe to the jail staff to escape from the prison.

Written by Manoj Prasad | Ranchi | Published: January 6, 2012 2:00 am

Two days after the police nabbed him near Jamui Railway station in Bihar,Balram Sahu (30) alias David,one of the six undertrials who had escaped from a prison in Saraikela district last year,was brought back to the jail today.

An alleged CPI(Maoist) commander,David is an accused in half-a-dozen cases,including robbery of Rs 5 crore and two kg gold from an ICICI van and murder of two state government functionaries,Dy SP Pramod Kumar and minister Ramesh Singh Munda.

David has reportedly told the police that he had paid Rs 7 lakh as bribe to the jail staff to escape from the prison. He is also learnt to have told the police that after the jailbreak,he had been shuttling between Jamui and Mokama in Bihar.

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