Friday, 28. November 2014
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A woman prison guard was trapped for five hours in a 50ft high watchtower in southern India after she was accidentally locked in by colleagues.
To make matters worse Abhaya Kaliammal, 30, was left terrified when a sudden power cut left her in darkness and she became convinced that prisoners were making a break out.
She ended up screaming for two hours and was only freed when local market traders heard her cries for help as they were setting up at dawn.
Trichy Prison superintendent Kamleesh Jeyabharathi explained: "We don't have walkie-talkies and mobile phones are not allowed inside the prison.
"The officer relieving her failed to show up and so there was no-one to to let her out, so she was stuck there until someone raised the alarm," he added.
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