Prisoner dies at Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad

A 70-year-old prisoner serving a ten-year imprisonment in a dowry death case, died under mysterious conditions inside the Dasna Jail here, police said on Friday.

PTI| Last Updated: Jan 03, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

Ghaziabad: A 70-year-old prisoner serving a ten-year imprisonment in a dowry death case, died under mysterious conditions inside the Dasna Jail here, police said on Friday.

Rajendra, who was from Wazidpur village in Noida, died last night, they said.
A local court had sentenced Rajendra to 10-year imprisonment on July 23 this year.

Police said that they were awaiting his post mortem report to ascertain the cause of death.

On the other hand, jail officials said that he was a TB patient, and last night his condition suddenly deteriorated.

"Rajendra was rushed to district hospital where doctors declared him brought dead," the officials added.