Jail-break: Five nabbed

Kapilvastu, August 28 :

People of Koldanda-1of Palpa nabbed five runaway prisoners yesterday evening while they were preparing to steal.

The five were among the six prisoners who had run away on Wednesday from the Kapilvastu district court by digging a tunnel. Locals handed them over to the district police office this morning.

Six prisoners of Kapilvastu jail fled by making a 21-metre long tunnel. Locals said one prisoner, Tek Bahadur Thapa, escaped from their custody.

Narayan Bishwokarma, Dinesh Bishwokarma, Atish Rai, Aite Pariyar were in the prison on a dacoity charge and Surya Bahadur Pariyar was in the jail in a murder case. Locals nabbed them while they were preparing to steal, said police.