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UP: Covid positive undertrial prisoner sent to police remand for 4 hours

An undertrial prisoner, who had tested positive for COVID-19, was sent to police remand for four hours in PPE kit to recover the weapon he used to commit crime in a case here, police said

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Press Trust of India Muzaffarnagar (UP)
An undertrial prisoner, who had tested positive for COVID-19, was sent to police remand for four hours in a personal protective equipment (PPE) kit to recover the weapon he used to commit crime in a case here, police said.
Chief Judicial Magistrate Ravikant Yadav allowed Amer in police remand after getting a report from the health department on the request of police for recovery of a pistol from his custody on Thursday.
According to prosecution, the undertrial prisoner was in an isolation ward in a temporary jail and was sent to police remand for four hours in a PPE kit. Police recovered a pistol from his possession which he had hidden in a place.
Amer is lodged in a temporary jail at Kawal in connection with an attempt to murder case in Khatoli police station area in the district.

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First Published: Oct 30 2020 | 7:37 PM IST

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