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Man booked for murder found hanging in MP police lock-up

Press Trust of India  |  Katni (MP) 

A 24-year-old man arrested on the charge of was found hanging in the lock-up of a police station near here in Madhya Pradesh, an said Sunday.

After the incident was reported in Vijayraghavgarh police station on the late night on January 12, the district administration has ordered a magisterial probe.

Police said that it was prima facie a case of suicide.

"cut a piece of a blanket given to him, and used it to hang himself (from the ceiling) in the lock-up of the station," said of Police (ASP)

Gond, a local resident, was arrested on Saturday for allegedly killing his girl friend by throttling her some 20 days ago.

Lal said a magisterial enquiry has been ordered into the hanging incident.

He said further action would be taken accordingly.

Police are awaiting Gond's postmortem report, the ASP added.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 18:30 IST