Punjab: Convict beaten to death in prison
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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.


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

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