29/03/2019 1:45 PM IST | Updated 29/03/2019 3:05 PM IST

UP Gangster Escapes Police Custody After Taking Cops To Liquor Party

Gangster Badan Singh took the policemen, who were escorting him to court, to a liquor party.

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In a rather bizarre incident, an Uttar Pradesh gangster, Badan Singh alias Baddo, escaped from police custody while being taken to court.

He took the policemen, who were escorting him, to a hotel on Dehli road in Meerut where his accomplices had thrown a liquor party, Nitin Tiwari, Senior Superintendent of Police, Meerut told The Indian Express.

He added that the police had detained seven cops. 

Singh was convicted last year for the murder of a lawyer in 1996, according to NDTVand has 10 cases of murder, extortion and robbery against him.