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NCP corporator dies of heart attack in judicial custody

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A corporator of the NCP, arrested for allegedly vandalising the office of SP, died due to a heart attack at while he was under judicial custody, an said today.

Kailas Giravale (55), admitted to the hospital on April 15 after he complained of severe chest pain, suffered a heart attack and died around midnight on Monday, Ranjankumar Sharma, of Police (SP), Ahmednagar, said.

The councillor, a supporter of NCP MLA Sangram Jagtap, was arrested on April 8 by the for allegedly vandalising the SP's office in the Western district, he said.

The ransacking took place after Jagtap, an MLA from district, was detained at the SP's office in connection with the killing of two local leaders.

Initially, Giravale was sent in two-day police custody by a local court and shifted to the on April 10 after being remanded in judicial custody, Sharma said.

While in judicial custody, he was produced before a on April 14 and sent to one-day police custody in another offence registered at the station in Ahmednagar district in Western Maharashtra, he said.

On April 15, he complained of chest pain and was refereed to the in Ahmednagar from where he was shifted to the Sassoon Hospital, around 125 km away, for further treatment, said the

The corporator was in judicial custody till April 27, he said.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 17:45 IST