Prisoner beaten to death in Bihar jail

Patna, July 4 (IANS) An undertrial prisoner was beaten to death on Saturday in a clash between two groups of inmates in a jail here, prompting authorities to suspend two jail wardens.

According to Beur jail officials, undertrial prisoner Chandan Kumar, 20, was beaten to death during the clash and a case of murder was lodged against six inmates.

Beur jail authorities started a probe into the incident.

“Two jail wardens were suspended on charges of negligence of duty that resulted into violent clash between two groups of inmates in the Beur central jail,” a jail official said.

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