Malda: An under trail inmate in West Bengal’s Malda jail was found hanging in his cell on Thursday. The inmate identified as Lalu Shiekh (27) was accused in a murder case, police said.
The victim was lodged in the jail on November 30 and was facing trial in a murder case. He was a resident of Malda’s Harishchandrapur area. The body has been recovered and sent for postmortem.
Although it is suspected to be case of suicide, an investigation has been launched by the jail authorities.