Nabarangpur: An under trial prisoner (UTP) lodged at Umerkote sub-jail died while undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) here today.
The deceased has been identified as Deba Majhi of Rahaspara village under Raighar block in the district.
Sources said Majhi was arrested under Section 302 of the IPC for allegedly killing a relative and sent to Umerlkote Sub-jail four months ago. Last evening, Majhi fell ill and was first admitted to a hospital in Umerkote. He was later shifted to Nabarangpur DHH after his condition worsened.
However, he died at the hospital this morning.