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Four policemen suspended in prisoner suicide case

Four policemen suspended in prisoner suicide case

<p>Four constables of a district jail in Muzaffarnagar have been suspended in connection with the suicide of two prisoners, police said on Saturday.</p>

Four constables of a district jail in Muzaffarnagar have been suspended in connection with the suicide of two prisoners, police said on Saturday.

Four constables of district jail Nand Kishore, Amod Bansalk, Kanahiyalal and Mod. Khalid have been suspended for negligence of their duties, jail Superintendent Choudhry Seva Ram Singh said.

Undertrial Sudhir Kumar(30) allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling in the prison in Muzaffarnagar on November 1.

Sudhir was arrested in a case of attempt to murder in Muzaffarnagar on September 1.

While Sumit, an undertrial, accused in a rape case, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling in the bathroom of a barrack in a district jail in Muzaffarnagar on October 31. He was arrested in the rape case at Kudana village in the district on October 23.

A Judicial inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

first published:November 09, 2013, 14:14 IST