Undertrial dies, inmates protest in Gaya jail

An undertrial died today at a sub-jail in Sherghati area of Bihar`s Gaya district, a police official said.

Last Updated: Sep 29, 2011, 13:21 PM IST

Gaya: An undertrial died today at a
sub-jail in Sherghati area of Bihar`s Gaya district, a
police official said.

Sixty-year old Jagdish Chaudhary died in the jail
premises apparently due to health reasons, Superintendent of
Police (SP), City, Satyaveer Singh said.

Alleging negligence by the jail authorities to provide
medical facilities to the deceased, other prisoners
demonstrated inside the premises and shouted slogans against
the officials, he said.

The jail inmates did not allow the police to take
possession of the body for post-mortem, Singh said.

PTI

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