Crime Branch today has arrested an under-trial prisoner Hemraj Bharadwaj who had escaped from Colvale Central jail about 8 months ago.
The incident occurred when Bharadwaj and the three accused were assigned the duty to dispose of garbage.
Bharadwaj under the supervision of main jail guard Prakash Naik came out from the main gate to the outer gate and began segregating the waste.
While segregating the waste, Bharadwaj made an excuse that he wants to answer nature’s call and took advantage of the vegetation around the jail premises and fled.
When jail guard Naik, who was on duty, did not notice Bharadwaj around, he raised an alarm and began to search him.