Prisoner of Choudwar Jail dies under treatment at SCB Medical
Cuttack: A sick undertrial prisoner of Choudwar Circle Jail died under treatment at SCB Medical here today.
The deceased has been identified as Bharat Mandal, a resident of Telenga Bazar under Puri Ghat police limits in the city.
Mandal, who was cooling his heels behind the bars since his arrest on March 28 from Sunshine field area, had been admitted to SCB Medical a couple of days back after reporting sickness. However, he didn’t improve and succumbed this morning, informed jail authorities.
However, the family of the deceased told a different story all together on his death and alleged that he fall victim to custodial torture.
Mandal had around seven cases including attempts to murder were pending against him under different police stations.
Police have registered a case of unnatural death in the incident and sent the body for autopsy.