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Odisha: Undertrial prisoner dies while undergoing treatment

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Baripada (Odisha), Jul 31 (PTI) A rape accused undertrial prisoner died while undergoing treatment at a state-run hospital in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on Sunday, police said.

The 34-year-old man, an inmate of Baripada Circle Jail, complained of uneasiness and was admitted to PRM Medical College and Hospital here on Saturday, a police officer said.

“He died on Sunday while undergoing treatment at the hospital,” Baripada Town Police Station Inspector in-charge Birendra Senapati said.

The man was accused of raping a girl in Chuapani village in Badampahad Police Station area in the last week of June and was arrested and produced before a special POCSO Court on July 1. The court sent him to judicial custody.

A case of unnatural death has been registered and the post-mortem examination conducted at the hospital, while the report is awaited, the officer added. PTI COR AAM ACD ACD

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