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Jail Break stories and plan have been the topic of fascination of many folk, with the bundles of jail escape movies and books based on the popular and true Jail breakout escape.
Here are the 5 Greatest Indian Jail Escapes:-
Sher Singh Rana
He has escaped from Tihar jail. He was the main accused in killing the dekat turned politician Phoolan Devi in 2001. Rana started to plan a jail escape with his friend Sanjeev Kaku who used to come to jail for meeting him. In 2004 taco disguised himself as a police officer and showed a fake court order to get Rana out of jail.
The escape was so well planned that how could even brought handcuffs and took mandatory prisoner allowance of 40 rupees for the lunch. Later both of them vanished from Delhi bus station in Sher Singh Rana then travelled to Dubai Iran and Afghanistan to pursue his life’s wishlist. But he was caught again after two years his travel videos are still available on the internet. Rana also became a published author during his time in jail.
Braille jailbreak 2004
Jagtar singh Hawara was suspected to be one of the schemers behind the assassination of Punjab then Chief Minister bouncing. Hawara was imprisoned in Braille Jail in 1998, before escaping he had three failed attempts in five years. First when he dug a 35-foot tunnel under the kitchen then two other attempts were made from jails Gurudwara, but his cell was changed so he could never use those tunnels. In 2004 in his fourth attempt, Hawara along with three other prisoners dug a 14 foot deep and 19 foot long tunnel. That tunnel can crossed two security walls. The prisoners used their turban cloth as a rope. On the morning of January 22nd, all four prisoners had escaped from Braille jail.
Walcott’s air escape from tihar jail
Daniel Hailey Walcott was an international smuggler who landed at saffdarjung Airport in 1965. He was arrested and locked up in Tihar jail and his plane was impounded. A few days later Walcott escaped from the jail, took a taxi to canaught place and brought cigarettes and chocolates. He then drove straight to the airport. The constable guarding his impounded plane didn’t know about him and honored him with a salute.
He simply took off and flew over Tihar Jail where he dropped cigarettes and chocolates for other inmates. By the time the authorities woke up and alerted the Air Force. Walcott’s aircraft had crossed the Indian airspace and was halfway towards Karachi.
Charles Shobraj’s iconic escape from Tihar
Charged with everything from fraud smuggling and murdered in 1976. He was sentenced for 18 years in Tihar. After completing his sentence, shobraj had to be handed over to thailand authorities where he would have faced a death penalty. According to Thailand laws all charges are dropped after 20 years of the criminal is not tried in court. So keeping that in mind after spending ten years in Tihar jail. On the night of his birthday celebrations charles shobraj drugged the prison guards. While the guards fell unconscious, he simply took the keys and walked off. After two weeks he was arrested in Goa, which added two more years in his jail sentence. After completing his sentence in India, shobraj walked out of jail as a free man.
Natwarlal’s final escape from Kanpur jail
In 1996, natwarlal was imprisoned in Kanpur jail. He faked his sickness and make authorities convinced to get him medical. Authorities are also ready and decided to take him to Aiims for treatment. The two constables with Natwarlal reached Delhi Railway Station. When the constables had to return the medical equipment and sign some papers they left Natwarlal alone for two minutes. And they told a sweeper to keep an eye on him. Natwarlal saw this opportunity to escape and told the sweeper to bring him some tea. That was the moment when the 84 year Natwarlal managed to escape and he was never caught again.