Jajpur: The inmates at Jajpur sub-jail had a narrow escape after a large portion of the boundary wall collapsed due to heavy downpour late on Friday night.
The incident occurred at around 2am when the inmates were sleeping inside the hall. However, no causalities or injuries have been reported.
Meanwhile, locals alleged that the boundary wall of the jail was reconstructed two years ago and the mishap could be the fallout of the substandard work.
However, the jail authorities could not be contacted to comment on the matter.