Sundargarh: In an incident of alleged custodial death, a detainee was found hanging in the bathroom of Rajgangpur police station in Odisha’s Sundargarh district last evening.
The deceased has been identified as Jai Lakra (30). He was detained by the police for questioning over allegations of duping several persons to the tune of Rs 10 lakh after collecting money from them on the pretext of depositing the amount in bank, reports said.
However, his body was found hanging in the bathroom around 8 PM yesterday.
“Probe into the incident is underway and further steps will be taken after receiving post mortem report. Twenty platoons of police force have been deployed in the town to prevent any untoward situation,” said DIG (Western Range) Kavita Jalan.