JAMMU: An undertrial died below mysterious circumstances on the excessive-safety jail in Kot Bhalwal space of Jammu, police stated on Saturday. His family has alleged foul play and sought a probe into his dying.
The undertrial, Sunny Singh (30), a resident of Deoli village, was going through prices in three instances, together with a homicide case, registered towards him at Bishnah police station between 2008 and 2010. “The undertrial died at Kot Bhalwal Central Jail on Friday night and later his body was shifted to a government medical college (GMC) for autopsy in the early hours of Saturday. He was found unconscious in his barrack and was attended to by the jail hospital staff,” a jail official stated.
According to hospital sources, the physique of a male prisoner was delivered to GMC from Kot Bhalwal by a jail pharmacist, and later shifted to the hospital mortuary for postmortem and different authorized formalities.
The deceased’s father, Prabu Singh, stated he was knowledgeable concerning the dying of his son by the native police station round 5 am. Seeking a probe into his son’s dying, he stated, “I met him in the prison a week ago and he was fine, but this morning we got a call from the police informing us about his death. It seems he was assaulted inside the prison as the body had bruises.”