A 40-year-old homicide accused allegedly dedicated suicide in Ujjain jail by leaping off the jail watchtower on Monday, police stated.
Ujjain Jail superintendent Alka Sonkar suspended 4 jail guards for dereliction of obligation.
“The accused was lodged within the jail for the previous one-and-a-half months for allegedly killing a historical past sheeter Durlabh Kashyap on September 7 in a gang battle,” stated Sonkar.
“The jail inmates had been launched from barracks within the morning as part of the routine observe contained in the jail campus. The homicide accused climbed up the roof of the management room and from the roof, he climbed the watchtower. He died of head accidents which he sustained attributable to falling from a peak,” she added.
She additional stated the person was stated to be in a state of despair for the previous two days however the jail administration will examine the matter to know the explanation behind his excessive step.
A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the incident, police stated.
Nonetheless, the household of the accused alleged that there was foul play behind the demise of the accused.
“My son was killed by jail authorities. He was tortured within the jail,” stated the daddy of the deceased and demanded a high-level inquiry.