SIMI terrorist case: Rajnath Singh orders detailed report following incident
It was reported earlier by the media that eight students, including three who were re-arrested after a similar jail-beak in 2013 in Khandwa, escaped with five others.
They killed a security guard before scaling the prison walls using bed sheets.
A high-alert has been placed following the incident.
Five prison officers have also been suspended for negligence of duty by state Home Minister Bhupendra Singh, who termed it as an 'unfortunate incident'.
The convicts who escaped have been identified as Mohammad Aqeel Khilji alias Abdullah, son of Mohammad Yusuf, Mehboob Guddu alias Malik, son of Ismail of Khandwa (MP), Mohammad Khalid Ahmad, son of Mohammad Saleem of Siolapur Maharashtra, Mujeeb Sheikh alias Akram alias Wasim alias Nawed alias Nitin alias Faizan alias Chintoo alias Yusuf, son of Zamkl Ahmad, resident of Juhapura (Ahmedabad) Gujarat, Amzad son of Ramzan Khan, Zakir Hussein Sheikh alias Vicky don alias Vinay Kumar, son of Badalul Hussein and Abdul Majid, son of Mohammad Yusuf of Ujjain (MP), a Times of India report said.