Undertrial prisoner dies in hospital



Darbhanga: An undertrial prisoner died today in a hospital in Bihar's Darbhanga district hours after he had attemped suicide in the jail premises, a prison official said.

The prisoner Siyaram Chaudhary died at the Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) during treatment after he had sustained neck injuries in a suicide bid with a broken bottle in the jail premises last night, the Jailor Ramadhar Singh said.

A native of Narayanpur village under Manigachhi police station area, Chaudhary was arrested in a case and lodged in the jail since August 16, he said.

PTI