Undertrial Prisoner Dies Under Mysterious Conditions In Ganjam

Aska: An undertrial prisoner died under mysterious conditions while he was lodged in Aska sub-jail. His body was discovered on Friday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Daka Sahoo of Badagadh village under Dharakot Police limits. He was arrested about two weeks ago on charges of murdering one Babu Pradhan.

Today morning he was found in an unconscious state. The prison officials immediately rushed him to Aska hospital where the doctors declared him ‘brought dead’.

The Police then sent the body to MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Berhampur for autopsy. However, the Police are yet to ascertain the cause of death. Details awaited.