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Terrorist gives slip to Delhi police, 5 cops suspended

April 03, 2012 19:58 IST

A Babbar Khalsa terrorist, who was undergoing sentence in an attempt to murder case, escaped from police custody in Punjab while being taken to a court from Delhi's Tihar jail, police sources said on Tuesday.

Police sources said five policemen who were accompanying the terrorist were suspended. Baljinder Singh, who is in his thirties, was taken to Bhatinda on March 28 by a train and he managed to give Delhi police personnel a slip when they reached Jakhal railway station, they said.

Singh was convicted for seven years imprisonment in an attempt to murder case in Uttarakhand and was lodged in jail number 8 for around three years.

Seven other cases are also pending against him and he was taken to Bhatinda for a court hearing in conneciton with a case.

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