Bhubaneswar, April 15: Dreaded criminal Sheikh Hyder, who had escaped from the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Odisha’s Cuttack during treatment on April 10, was recaptured in Telangana on Thursday.
Hyder was intercepted by a joint team of the Telangana and Commissionerate Police in Sangareddy district while he was moving in a bike in the evening.
Now, he is being brought back to Odisha.
Sources said the police got vital clues about Hyder from his close aide Sallu alias Yakub Khan, who had surrendered before the Cuttack Urban police on April 12, after police raided his house in Cuttack city twice.
Earlier on April 11, six Constables, who were guarding Hyder at the SCB, have been suspended for dereliction of duty.
Hyder, who had been lodged in Sambalpur jail after being convicted in two murder cases, was brought to the SCB Medical College & Hospital on March 23.