Baripada: A 45-year-old under-trial prisoner died at Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College & Hospital here today. The UTP, Suraj Nath was a prisoner at Baripada jail and belonged to Sikampur in Sambalpur district.
He was staying with his wife at Morada area. On Friday, he was arrested on charges of domestic violence on the basis of a complaint lodged by his wife. Within a couple of days after he was remanded in judicial custody, Nath’s health deteriorated and he was hospitalised
Today afternoon, the doctors declared him dead. The body of Nath was handed over to his family after the post-mortem.