Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Dec 7:

An elderly man died while he was under police custody in Odisha’s Cuttack district late last night allegedly due to torture by cops.


The deceased was identified as Gunanidhi Nayak (60) of Manijanga village here.

According to reports, some police officials of Kishan Nagar police station arrived at Nayak’s house at around 2 AM and told him to go with them to the police station.

While Nayak’s daughter asked the cops about the reason for which his father is being taken to the police station, the latter replied her that she would know about it after coming to police station next morning.

When she reached the police station this morning, she was informed that his father has been admitted to Raghunathpur hospital.

On reaching at the hospital, she and her family members were shocked to see Nayak dead.

The deceased’s daughter alleged that his father was tortured by the cops which led to his death.