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Jail inmate commits suicide in Ambala

Press Trust of India  |  Ambala 

An prisoner lodged in Central Jail here allegedly committed suicide by himself with a rope made from a piece of cloth from the window of toilet of jail today, police said.

The deceased was identified as (36), a resident of Baldev Nagar area, City, police said.

was in judicial custody on charge of a criminal offence registered against him recently, police said.

A jail inmate spotted that was with a window of the toilet, police said.

Praveen was taken to the civil hospital where he was declared brought dead, police said, adding that the body would be handed over to his relatives after the post mortem.

The cause behind the incident could not be ascertained so far, police said.

However, on the complaint of jail authorities a case was registered in station in the regard, police said.

The matter is being investigated, SHO, station Rajneesh Yadav said.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 18:10 IST