“A total of 34 juvenile inmates escaped from the remand home located in fort area of Munger, after cutting the grill gate this morning (at around 11 am),” Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Kundan Kumar told PTI.
However, out the 34 inmates, 11 have returned to the remand home, Mr Kumar said.
Efforts are on to trace the remaining 23 juveniles, the SDM said, adding, many adjoining areas of the town have been cordoned off.
The remand home had 86 inmates. Parents of the inmates have been informed, the officer said.