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UTP Commits 'Suicide' At Choudwar Jail In Cuttack


09 December 2019

Bikash Sharma


Cuttack: An under-trial prisoner allegedly committed suicide inside the premises of Choudwar Circle Jail in Cuttack on Monday.

Reportedly, the deceased has been identified as Deb Behera of Nayagarh had returned to his cell today morning after completing his chores. After a few minutes, he came out of the cell on the pretext of making a phone call.

As he did not return to his cell for over an hour, the jail warders searched for him and found his body hanging from a tree inside the jail. They immediately brought him down and rushed him in an ambulance to SCB Medical College & Hospital where doctor declared him dead.