Ahmedabad, Mar 26 (UNI) As many as eleven prisoners escaped after attacking three policemen near Vasad village on the Ahmedabad-Vadodara Express Highway today.
According to sources close to Vadodara police, 11 prisoners from the Sabarmati Central Jail were taken to Halol, near Vadodara, to appear for a court hearing.
The prisoners while on their way back to Ahmedabad this afternoon, attacked the policemen, who were escorting them, with their hand-cuffs when the police van reached Koyacha Bridge near Vasad village on the highway.
The police personnel were seriously injured in the attack.
A statewide alert has been sounded and a massive manhunt has been launched to nab the fugitives.
Later, one of them was apprehended, police sources said.
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