Hyderabad: Atleast 12 minors escape from juvenile home

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Nearly twelve minors abscond from a juvenile home at Nagole in Hyderabad on Thursday after allegedly shoving a watchman and wounding him.

The matter took place on Wednesday night. The reports revealed that twelve minors were of age between 15 and 17. They tried to break the main door (grill) lock of the juvenile home.

“When the watchman tried to stop them, they pushed him aside and ran away”, L B Nagar Police Inspector P Kasi Reddy said.

“The watchman, who is an old man, suffered minor injuries during the incident,” Reddy said.

An FIR has been filed under sections 224 (resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension) and 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means) of the Indian Penal Code.

Further Investigation is in process.