COVID patient escapes from custody

Diphu Jun 8 ( Agencies) | Publish Date: 6/8/2021 1:13:09 PM IST

The police are yet to get a lead on the whereabouts of two Covid-19 patients who have fled from Tumpreng Covid Care Centre of West Karbi Anglong district recently. John Engti and Borlongki Timung who were arrested on an extortion charge from Umrangso , Dima Hasao district on May 29, were brought to the Covid Care Centre for Covid test. Both the accused after testing positive were admitted in the COVID care centre. But on the night of May 31 they bust the iron grills of the Farmer’s Training Centre and ran away from the custody. Timung is a resident of Hamren, while John Engti is from Umrangso.


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