Prisoner serving life term dies in central jail

A prisoner serving life term in a murder case died in the Ambala Central Jail, police said.

Ambala: A prisoner serving life term in a murder case died in the Ambala Central Jail, police said on Sunday.

The deceased, Krishan Kumar, was a resident of village Kesri near Ambala Cantonment and was sentenced life term in 1998 in connection with a murder case in Pinjore.

The jail authorities came to know about the incident today when other inmates of the barrack informed them in this regard.
The cause of the death was not immediately known.

According to jail sources, Kumar was suffering from Asthma.
Deputy Jail Superintendent Sanjay Bangar said the body was sent to civil hospital for postmortem.

PTI

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