Undertrial prisoner found hanging in Muzaffarnagar jail

The body of an undertrial prisoner was found hanging from the ceiling of a toilet in the district jail here, police said today.

Published: 18th August 2016 11:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th August 2016 11:46 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: The body of an undertrial prisoner was found hanging from the ceiling of a toilet in the district jail here, police said today.     

It is suspected that Sajid, who was facing trial in a cheating case, committed suicide. His body was found hanging in the toilet of the jail's barrak number 13 yesterday, Jail Superintendent Rakesh Singh said.            

A judicial inquiry has been ordered into the death of the undertrial prisoner, he said.   

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