Rape accused attacked in Punjab jail

Published: 06th May 2013 09:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th May 2013 09:06 AM   |  A+A-


A rape accused sustained several head injuries in district jail here after getting into a fight with two inmates, who were arguing among themselves that those convicted of rape should be hanged, jail authorities said.

Harvinder Singh was severely injured when he fought with Gursewak Singh and another inmate,District Jail Superintendent Jaswant Kumar Sharma said.

He was rushed to Sangrur civil hospital where he was admitted in surgical ward, Sharma said.

SMO Balwant Singh at civil hospital said he could divulge details of the head injuries only after receiving x-ray report.


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