Puducherry, Sep 28 (UNI) Tension prevailed at the Central prison area here as a convict on bail was attacked outside the prison.
According to police, six persons including one Bala was convicted in a murder case and were lodged in the central jail.
Meanwhile, Bala was granted bail today and when he came out of the prison, people from the rival group had attacked him with weapons infront of the prison.
Bala who sustained minor injuries ran back into the prison and escaped.
He was later admitted to the Government General Hospital here.