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Undertrial prisoner commits suicide in Haryana jail

Raj Kumar (25), a resident of Jalbera area in Ambala City, was arrested a week ago under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, and he was sent in judicial custody by a local court, they said.

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Ambala Published on: September 21, 2019 20:35 IST
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Undertrial prisoner commits suicide in Haryana jail

 An inmate of Ambala Central jail, who was under trial in a drugs case, allegedly ended his life by hanging himself outside his barrack, police said on Saturday.

Raj Kumar (25), a resident of Jalbera area in Ambala City, was arrested a week ago under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, and he was sent in judicial custody by a local court, they said.

On Saturday morning, some inmates noticed that Kumar's body was hanging outside the gate of his barrack, police said, adding the body was handed over to his family after post-mortem.

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