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Inmate dies in Kokrajhar jail

Sensation arisen in Kokrajhar after a jail inmate found dead inside jail on his bed wee hour on Wednesday in district jail in Kokrajhar district.

The Jail official said that the inmate died on heart attack around 1.25 am in his sleep inside jail.

The inmate was identified as Rajesh Champramary(25) alias Taklu alias Farku of Taktara under Basugaon PS of Chirang district. He was admitted in the jail on July 30 (2016) in connection with Sidli PS case no.26/16(GR No.300/16) U/S 457/392 IPC R/W section 27/(1) arms act and Basugaon PS case no. 65/16(GR no. 318/16) U/S 392IPC R/W section 27/(1) arms act.

Champramary was under trial person in Kokrajhar district jail. He suddenly expired while in sleep inside jail. Doctor of the jail hospital declared him dead by 1.25 am wee hours.

District administration official rushed the jail to take stock about incident and started inquiry into incident. Body of Rajesh recovered in the presence of magistrate and sent for postmortem. Inquiry is on into incident, said Manica Terongpi, Kokrajhar magistrate.

PK Bharali, jailore Kokrajhar district jail told that he was found dead on his bed wee hours. Medical treatment provided for him, but couldn't safe him.

‘We got information of a jail inmate in serious condition and immediately rush a pharmacist but he was already dead by the time’, Bharali added.

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