Punjab: Convict beaten to death in prison

Last Updated: Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 19:50

Sangrur (Punjab): A life convict was on Thursday
beaten to death allegedly by two other inmates in Sangrur jail
here following a row over over watching a TV channel.
Bachitter Singh, a native of Gaura village, was thrashed
by Sonu Singh and Jit Singh, police said.

Accused Sonu and Jit were infuriated over viewing a
particular TV channel in jail barrack where the deceased and
accused were the inmates, Swaran Singh, Deputy Superintendent
of Police said.
The minor scuffle culminated in a severe thrashing of the
deceased.

Police registered a case of culpable homicide not
amounting to murder under section 304 of IPC, Singh said.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 19:50

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