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An accused tried to commit suicide by cutting himself with blade at a court here today, police said.
Sheikh Amir, accused of house-breaking, was produced before a metropolitan magistrate's court in Rajendranagar this morning.
During the hearing, he suddenly took out a blade and slashed himself in several places, said inspector V Umender of Rajendranagar police station.
"He was shifted to a nearby hospital immediately. He was discharged after treatment and sent back to jail," the police officer said.
A case of attempt to commit suicide under section 309 of IPC was registered against him, inspector Umender added.
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