An undertrial prisoner has died at the district jail in Muzaffarnagar due to illness following which a judicial probe has been recommended into the incident, officials said on Monday.
Gulfam, a tuberculosis patient, was arrested in 2012 and was facing murder charges, Jail Superintendent AK Saxena said. After his health conditions deteriorated on Sunday, he was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him dead, the officer said.
The body has been sent for post-mortem and jail authorities have recommended a judicial probe into the incident, he said.
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