A probe committee has been formed to investigate into the incident of inmate escaping from the hospital during treatment.
Nepal Police formed the committee to investigate into the incident wherein an inmate escaped from Tribhuvan University Teaching Hopsital (TUTH) while treatment was undergoing.
Inmate Bhola Budhathoki, 31, of Pilpung Rural Municipality in Ramechhap on Wednesday had fled the hospital while beign treated. Kathmandu Valley Police Office took him to the hospital for treatment.
A four-member probe committee was constituted under the leadership of Superintendent of Police (SP) Devendra Bahadur Pal to carry out investigation into incident.
Absconding Budhathoki had been languishing at a prison in Anashrit Gulma Nakhkhu, Lalitpur. The Kathmandu Valley Police Office had relieved in-charge of Anashrit Gulma Nakhkhu from responsibility after the escape of jailbird.
Also, the office had suspended the police deputed for the security of inmates. Investigation into the incident is underway, the office said.