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One Warder Suspended, 2 Transferred After UTP's Death In Keonjhar Jail

21 November 2019


Keonjhar: After a probe on the alleged suicide of an under-trail prisoner in Keonjhar District Jail on Monday evening, a jail warder was suspended while two others were transferred on Wednesday.

Reportedly, family members of the deceased prisoner had demanded an unbiased probe on his death and stringent action against the accused.

Immediately on Tuesday, DIG (Prisons) Amiya Patnaik visited the jail and conducted an investigation into the death for two days.

Later on his direction, duty warder Ramesh Chandra Kabi was suspended while warders Upendra Kumar Mahanta and Guman Jamada were transferred to Barbil and Karanjia sub-jails respectively.