Reported by Simanchal Pattnaik
Phulbani, Apr 14:
A 63-year old prisoner died in the District Jail at Phulbani in Odisha’s Kandhamal district this morning.
According to sources in the Jail, the deceased, identified as Hari Kanhar (64) was admitted to the district headquarters hospital on April 11 following an illness and brought back to the jail after treatment.
However, he suddenly fell ill this morning and was rushed to the hospital but died on the way.
While the Town Police is investigating into the UTP’s death, the exact cause would be known after the post mortem, police said.
A native of Mugersuga village under Baliguda police station limits, Hari was convicted of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.
He was undergoing the life term in the District Jail since January 16, 2004.