Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Balangir, Dec 15:

An undertrial prisoner (UTP) lodged at Balangir jail in Odisha died last night allegedly due to negligence in treatment.


The deceased was identified as Satya Mallick of Dhumamara village in the district.

According to reports, Mallick’s condition deteriorated last night at around 12 am. He was admitted to Balangir district headquarters hospital where he succumbed while undergoing treatment.

However, his family members have alleged that he died due to negligence in treatment.

Refuting the allegations of Mallick’s family members, the jail authorities said he died following a cardiac arrest.