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Murder convict dies in prison

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

A 38-year old convict, undergoing in the here died due to illness today.

Rizwan of Saibaba Colony in the city was arrested in 1997 on charges of of a and was sentenced to undergo

Suffering from epilepsy for the last two decades, he had come out on parole some two months ago and got married, police sources said.

Police said Rizwan had an epileptic attack last night and fell unconscious this morning and immediately rushed to the Government hospital, where he was declared brought dead, they said.

As the body was lying for postmortem, relatives refused to receive the body, blaming lack of facilities in the as the cause of the death.

They wanted the and authorities to come to the hospital so that the relatives could narrate the pathetic condition in the jail, they said.

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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 20:50 IST