Police fire at undertrial prisoner

Police fire at undertrial prisoner

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Kalaburagi:Police today open fire on a 42-year-old undertrial, a rape accused, who escaped from the Centre Prison here last year. According to the Kalaburagi Superintendent of Police, N Shashikumar, police opened fire in self defence at the undertrail prisoner Tajjauddan (42) who attacked police personnel when attempted to arrest him. Constable Raghuveer was injured in the attack and admitted to a hospital here. Mr Shashikumar said that the prisoner, a native of Farahatabad village in this district had escaped from the Kalaburagi Centre prison on July 23 last year and was hiding near Naganalli in the outskirts of the city. On definite clue, police today went there to apprehend him. But the accused suddenly attacked the police with sharp weapons. Police warned and fired at him in self defence . The undertrial Tajjauddan received bullet injuries on his right leg and was admitted to the city government hospital, 

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