Town Deputy Superintendent of Police Alok Kumar Singh said that the seven juvenile offenders managed to escape after cutting the window grill of hall number 2 of the remand home on Wednesday night.
A complaint was lodged on Thursday on the basis of the statement of Gaya Remand Home Superintendent Arun Kumar, the Dy SP said, noting that it was converted into an FIR today when the juvenile inmates’ whereabouts could not be ascertained.
The remand home’s superintendent has informed the parents of the absconding juvenile inmates, Mr Singh said, adding that Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs) of the respective districts have been furnished details about the inmates and they have been requested to take action to locate them.
Out of the seven juvenile inmates who managed to escape from the remand home, three inmates hail from Arwal district while two inmates are from Jehanabad and one each from Gaya and Patna.
They are — Himanshu Kumar (Jehanabad), Nitish alias Golu (Arwal), Sunny Kumar (Arwal), Randhir Kumar (Arwal), Sonu Kumar (Jehanabad), Ajay Kumar Singh (Patna) and Ranjit Kumar (Gaya).