Kolkata, Sep 17 (UNI) Mohammed Azhar, an undertrial lodged in the Presidency Jail, died today after being allegedly manhandled by a group of inmates.
The assailants owed allegiance to extortionist Gudda, also an undertrial, jail sources said.
They said Azhar was caught in a fight between two groups in which some 30 prisoners and 20 jail wardens were also wounded.
DIG (Jail) S R Hussain had rushed to the prison following an order from IG (Jail) B D Sharma.
An investigation had been ordered.
The injured were given first aid in the jail clinic.
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