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Youth dies in police custody

punjab Updated: Apr 07, 2012 21:10 IST

A youth alleged to be a drug smuggler died in police custody here under suspicious circumstances on Saturday.

The 32-year-old Chamkaur Singh, who was arrested from Khosa Pando village on Friday with 1.5 kg opium, was found lying unconscious in police lock-up on Saturday morning, a police officer said.

He was taken to the Civil hospital here, where the
doctos declared him brought dead, he added.

A three-member doctors panel has been constituted to conduct post mortem to ascertain the cause of the death, he said.