Prisoners fast to protest fellow inmate”s death

Bihar Sharif (Bihar), Jun 27 (PTI) Several prisoners today undertook a day-long fast inside the divisional jail here protesting against the recent death of one of their fellow inmate.

Nalanda District Magistrate in-charge Jai Singh said the prisoners observed fast to protest against the death of inmate Rajkumar Singh alias Munna Singh.

The agitating prisoners demanded immediate suspension of the Deputy Superintendent (Jail) and other officials of the prison for their alleged negligence leading to Singh”s death.

Singh died under mysterious circumstances inside the jail on June 24.

Meanwhile, relatives of the prisoners claimed that the inmates were observing indefinite fast since yesterday and a few of them were today kept on glucose and saline after their condition deteriorated.

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