One of the two suspects apprehended for questioning in connection with an explosion inside a school in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district fled from custody at Bhalla police station early on Wednesday.
Identifying the suspect as Tanveer Ahmed, a class IV employee at the government higher secondary school at Shiva, sources said he along with one Mir Din were taken into custody the previous evening by Special Investigation Team constituted to inquire into the matter. School principal Hoshyar Singh along with another staff member, Sharif Begum, were injured in the explosion that took place in former’s room. Sources said the blast was caused by a low intensity improvised explosive device. A departmental inquiry has been initiated against three policemen deployed on duty at the post at that time.