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Undertrial commits suicide in Interrogation Centre

An undertrial was today found hanging from a window of Joint Interrogation Centre (JIC) in Jammu, police said.

india Updated: Aug 18, 2011 14:03 IST

An undertrial was on Thursday found hanging from a window of Joint Interrogation Centre (JIC) in Jammu, police said.

Surfu Ram, who was brought to JIC for interrogation in connection with a case of unlawful activity on August 12, hanged himself from a window of the JIC lockup at Miran Sahib area of Jammu district this morning, superintendent of police, CID, CI, Joginder Singh said.

He was immediately shifted by the policemen to a hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead, the SP said.

A post mortem is being conducted in this regard to know the exact cause behind the death of Ram. A case has been registered in this regard, he said.

Ram was being subjected to sustained interrogation since August 12, when he was brought to the JIC.

"We have asked the district magistrate for a magisterial inquiry into the suicide," Singh said.