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Mentally unwell murder accused kills self in MP hospital

 A 35-year-old mentally unwell jail inmate facing trial in a murder case allegedly committed suicide in the early hours of Sunday at a government hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Indore, police said.

Anab Mehdi

Anab MehdiBy Anab Mehdi

Published on 24 Nov 2019 9:17 AM GMT

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Indore: A 35-year-old mentally unwell jail inmate facing trial in a murder case allegedly committed suicide in the early hours of Sunday at a government hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Indore, police said.

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Ramkrishna Katia, resident of Harda district, hanged himself with a noose made of bandages at Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital's toilet at around 2 am, a Sanyogitaganj police station official said.

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"He was a murder accused. Following a court's order, he was brought from Harda prison to Central Jail here on October 17 to be treated for his mental illness. He was admitted in MY hospital on October 30," a jail department officer said.

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Central jail authorities have written to the district and sessions judge seeking a judicial inquiry into the incident, he added.

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(PTI)

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