UTP Bludgeoned To Death In Balasore Jail
Balasore: An undertrial prisoner (UTP) died after allegedly being attacked by an inmate inside Balasore Jail on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Ramachandra Das (53). Arrested by the Excise Ddepartment on October 9 in connection with illegal liquor trade, he was brought to the jail four days ago.
According to the sources, Sharat Giri, who is serving life sentence, attacked Ramachandra with a brick inside the jail.
He suffered haemorrhage and was rushed to Balasore district headquarters hospital for treatment. He, however, succumbed to his injuries while being shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
The reason behind the attack is yet to be ascertained, the sources added.