Prisoner commits suicide in Andhra jail

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Vijayawada, Dec 10 (IANS) An undertrial prisoner has committed suicide in a jail in Andhra Pradesh’s Prakasam district, jail authorities said on Sunday.

The incident took place in the toilet of Darsi sub-jail on Saturday night when K. Ramesh (21) killed himself by hanging with his ‘lungi’.

He was rushed to a government-run hospital but was declared brought dead.

According to jail superintendent Vasant Rao, Ramesh was in judicial custody in a case of theft. The reasons for the prisoner’s extreme step were not known. Police have registered a case.



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