Suspect escapes from police custody

A man arrested for cheating escaped from police custody from the premises of Shivajinagar court on Monday. Paud police have registered an offence at the Shivajinagar police station. Police said Khalil alias Layak Saheblal Nadaf (45) was arrested by Paud police in a cheating case. At the Shivajinagar court, police removed his hand cuffs as he was brought before the magistrate. After the court granted police custody, taking advantage of the crowd in the court, Khalil allegedly fled the spot. Shivajinagar police have launched a search for him.

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