Mayurbhanj: A prisoner undergoing life term is absconding from the Karanjia sub-jail in Mayurbhanj district since June 17. The incident came to light after the jail authorities lodged a police complaint on Thursday.
The prisoner has been identified as Bhagban Tudu of Kaliapani village under Karanjia police limits. He had been lodged at Karanjia sub-jail after being convicted of murder.
Meanwhile, family members of a jail staff, who is also missing since yesterday, have moved the police alleging he was being mentally tortured.
The staff, before leaving his home yesterday afternoon, has left a hand written note holding the jailer responsible for his death.