Undertrial prisoner from Punjab dies by suicide in J-K's KathuaPTI | Jammu | Updated: 08-04-2021 10:11 IST | Created: 08-04-2021 10:08 IST
Rajinder Singh of Kundal village in Fazilka was lodged in district jail Kathua since November 7, 2019 and was facing trial in a case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, they said.
The officials said Singh's body was found hanging inside a bathroom around 2.15 am. He was pronounced dead by the jail pharmacist, they added.
The body of the deceased was shifted to the Government Medical College Kathua for a post-mortem examination, and it will being handed over to his next of kin after completion of legal formalities, the officials said.
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