Gangster Hyder’s associate Yakub arrested


Cuttack: Commissionerate Police on Tuesday arrested gangster Hyder’s associate Yakub Khan, who had surrendered before the police on Monday.

Hyder had on April 10 escaped from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, where he was undergoing treatment under police custody.

Yakub used to visit Hyder at the hospital.

Hyder, who had been serving life term at the Sambalpur Circle Jail in a murder case, was admitted to the surgery department of SCB Hospital on March 23, 2021 for treatment.