Malkangiri: An undertrial prisoner escaped from Malkangiri sub-jail in the district last night.
The accused, identified as Ajit Dakua, who was lodged in the jail since January 2019 on charges of gnaja smuggling.
According to reports, Ajit fled from the jail when jail staffs were busy in maintenance work of the jail premises. The jail authorities found him missing during check up.
Further investigation is underway to nab him, police said.