Four juvenile undertrials escape from jail

Jorhat (Assam), Apr 19 (PTI) Four juvenile undertrials today escaped from jail in upper Assam's Jorhat district, police said.

The four, lodged in the Jorhat Observation Camp at Lichubari area here, managed to escape this morning taking advantage of the few staff there.

Most of the staff of the camp had gone on holiday for Bihu festival, sources said.

The camp is maintained by the state's social welfare department and is the only such facility in upper Assam.

A search has been launched to take them back in custody.