Mumbai crime: Handcuffed to chair, accused escapes with it

Nov 22, 2015, 11:20 IST | Samiullah Khan

A 25-year-old accused, brought to Samta Nagar police station in Kandivli East for allegedly attempting to kidnap a 17-year-old girl, escaped within hours of being brought in on Friday morning. With him, he took along the plastic chair to which he was handcuffed.

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According to senior police inspector Dilip Yadav, the accused had been brought to the police station for questioning. “He escaped before we could interrogate him.”

A case has been registered against Siraj Ramzan Shaikh under the Indian Penal Code Section 224 (resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension).

At 5 am, Shaikh escaped from the interrogation room when the cop on duty went out to call his colleague.

In September, Shaikh had allegedly kidnapped the victim, who was traced to a house in Vasai on Friday night and handed over to her parents.

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