**Soro: ** A rape convict managed to give slip to the police and run away while undergoing treatment at the Soro Government Hospital in Balaswar district on Wednesday night.
He is identified as Prahlad Dash of Bagudu Joda Ambagaon under Soro police limits.
Notably, he was arrested by the police on Wednesday in connection with a rape case. At night, he complained of ill-health and was rushed to the Soro hospital.
He went to hospital’s bathroom to answer nature’s call but did not return. The police are clueless about his whereabouts and have again started a search for him.