cadres of the Students Islamic Movement of India
and another under trial escaped from Khandwa jail
(Khandwa District) in the morning of October 1
(today), reports Hindustan Times. They
also stabbed and injured two policemen on mobile
duty outside the jail premises. The SIMI activists
are at large, but the other under trial, Abid
Mirza, was rearrested by Police in nearby Sarvodaya
Colony. Mirza is accused of planting a bomb at
a nursing home and in a ransom case, both in 2010.
SIMI cadres were identified as Amjad, Abu Fazal,
Ejajuddin, Zakir Badul, Aslam Ayub and Mehbob
alias Guddu. Police said except for Amjad,
all five SIMI activists were arrested in 2010-11
for the murder of a Policeman, an advocate and
a bank manager on November 28, 2009, at Khandwa.
Police had also recovered controversial pamphlets
and documents from their possession.