Undertrail prisoner dies in hospital
Balasore: A 27-year-old undertrial prisoner on Tuesday died in a government hospital in Balasore district, where he was taken after he fell sick in jail, police said.
The undertrial prisoner was identified as Raju Singh, a resident of Pratap Pur village under the jurisdiction of Nilagiri police station.
After Singh was arrested in a theft case and remanded to judicial custody by a court on June 20, he was lodged in the Nilagiri sub-jail, police said.
He fell sick in the jail and later was admitted to Nilagiri government hospital. He was shifted to Balasore District Headquarters Hsopital where he died during treatment.
His body has been sent for postmortem to ascertain the cause of his death.