SRINAGAR Police on Wednesday arrested an undertrial prisoner a day after he escaped custody from District court Srinagar here.
Identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Rah son of Abdul Rashid Rah, the Undertrial was arrested by police in Kulgam district of south Kashmir Wednesday evening. Ishfaq had escaped police custody Tuesday in court premises here in Srinagar.
A police officer confirmed the arrest but declined to reveal the place of his arrest.
A police spokesman on Tuesday had said that an accused who was arrested in case FIR no 73/ 2018 of police station Qazigund escaped from the police custody while he was being produced before District Court Srinagar from Mattan jail.
Earlier he was involved in many other cases including case FIR No 37/2018 registered in District Kulgam, the spokesman had said.