Undertrial dies, inmates protest in Gaya jail

An undertrial died today at a sub-jail in Sherghati area of Bihar’s Gaya district, a police official said.

Sixty-year old Jagdish Chaudhary died in the jail premises apparently due to health reasons, Superintendent of Police (SP), City, Satyaveer Singh said.

Alleging negligence by the jail authorities to provide medical facilities to the deceased, other prisoners demonstrated inside the premises and shouted slogans against the officials, he said.

The jail inmates did not allow the police to take possession of the body for post-mortem, Singh said.

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