Jawan dies of snake bite

 A poisonous snake bit Nelson Toppo, Superintendent of Police (Rural) Shailendra Kumar Sinha said.

PTI| Updated: Oct 11, 2015, 00:50 AM IST

Jamshedpur: A jawan on duty at Ghatsila jail died of snake bite early today, police said.

Nelson Toppo, a SAF jawan on contract, was on duty last night at Ghatsila jail, about 45 km from here, when a poisonous snake bit him, Superintendent of Police (Rural) Shailendra Kumar Sinha said.

Toppo's colleagues rushed him to Government-run MGM Hospital here but he died early today.