Prisoner found dead in water tank

Last Updated: Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 15:42

Sitamarhi: A prisoner was on Sunday found dead
in a water tank near a railway crossing in Kaprail village in
Bihar`s Sitamarhi district a day after he had escaped from a
hospital, a police official said.
The prisoner Raju Sahni`s body was found lying in a
water tank, Town police station in-charge Niranjan Prasad
said.

The cause of the death of the convicted prisoner was
under investigation, he said.
The body has been sent for post-mortem.

Sahni had escaped from Sadar hospital yesterday during
treatment under police custody, Prasad said.

The prisoner was undergoing imprisonment in connection
with a theft case, he said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 15:42

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