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Inquiry ordered into death of an accused after escaping from

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

The District of Metropolitan District today ordered an inquiry into the death of a person, who had allegedly espaced from the police custody and was found hanging from a tree in area.

District directed Circle Officer, Revenue Circle, Pallab to conduct an inquiry to find out the circumstances leading to the death of the 23-year old man, official sources said here.

Nath has been directed to submit his findings within 15 days for onward submission to NHRC/AHRC (Human Rights C Commission).

The person, identified as Chandan Bharali, was arrested yesterday for allegedly harrassing a girl on and was taken to after being remanded to police custody for three days by the Chief Judicial

The accused was found missing last night and the police claimed that he had escaped with his handcuffs.

A search was launched to find him and the police found him early this morning hanging from a tree in the jungle area, about 150 meters behind

The person had allegedly committed suicide, according to the police. PTI DG Click here to Reply, to all or Forward 6.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 20:10 IST