A murder convict has jumped parole and not returned to the Nashik Central Prison in Nashik following which he was declared absconder, police said on Saturday.
The prisoner – Ajij Ahmed Abdul Ajij Malang alias Pathan – hailing from Salamabad in Jammu and Kashmir was lodged in Nashik after being convicted by a local court for killing a woman, they said.
“He (Malang) was granted a 30-day-parole on March 28 this year. However, after his parole got over, he did not return. A complaint under relevant sections of IPC was lodged at the Nashik Road police station by the jail authorities in this regard”, Sanjay Deshmukh, In-charge of Nashik Road police station said.
In another case, prisoner Sajjad Ahmed Mughal, convicted for killing Mumbai-based lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha, had too jumped parole earlier and not returned to the prison.