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UP: Inmate commits suicide inside Agra jail

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An inmate lodged in Agra district jail allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree inside jail premises on Wednesday night.

The deceased Omkar Jha allegedly hanged himself with a small piece of cloth.

Five members of a gang including Jha were arrested by the police on September 5 for allegedly circulating fake currency at petrol pumps and wine shops.

Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) KP Singh said that he will order a probe in the matter.

"An inmate committed suicide on Wednesday night. We will investigate the matter," he said.Family members of the deceased have alleged of foul play in the incident.

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First Published: Fri, September 13 2019. 06:22 IST