Undertrial Commits Suicide in Sabarmati Jail

Published: 05th July 2014 06:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th July 2014 06:30 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

AHMEDABAD: A 25-year-old undertrial lodged at Sabarmati Central Jail here allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself to a window of his cell today, police said.       

"The undertrial prisoner, Issaq Ismail Modan committed suicide by hanging himself to a bar of the window," said Inspector K D Champavat of Ranip police station.     

Modan, a native of Dhandhuka taluka of Ahmedabad district, has been lodged in jail since February 5, 2014 in an attempt to murder case lodged against him by his father, he said.        

On the likely cause behind the suicide, Champavat said that Modan was reportedly suffering from some mental disease, but the exact cause will be known only after investigation.          

A case of accidental death has been lodged in Ranip police station.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp