Addressing the media persons after the arrest of the gangster from Telengana’s Sangareddy district by a joint team of Odisha Police and Hyderabad City Police, the Twin City Commissioner of Police Soumendra Priyadarshi said the operation lasted a total 120 hours and police teams were sent to all possible places where the gangster could hide.
The Police Commissioner also added that, at least seven person are currently being interrogated to collect more information on the escape plan and its mode of execution.
Later, police released a list of eight suspects including three women who are involved in Hyder escape plan.
The suspects are Istiyak Khan (34), Sk Ibrahim (18) of Zobra and Banita Rout (26) of Apilo in Cuttack district, Barun Rath (32) of Jaganath Nagar in Bhubaneswar, Archana Parida (18) of Mushadpur in Balasore district, Sarat Nayak (54) of Pattamundai, Sk Raisuddin (26) of Jaypur and Sonali Swain (22) of Badamulabasanta in Kendrapara district.
Hyder, who happens to be a dreaded criminal serving life imprisonment at Sambalpur Jail had escaped from SCB Medical in Cuttack on April 10, while under treatment.