Youth dies in jail custody, case registered

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Mainpuri, Sep 28 (UNI) An FIR was today filed against the district jail administration over the death of a prisoner under suspicious circumstances.

According to police, Arusnesh of Ashokpur village, who was incarcerated behind the bars for his involvement in various heinous crimes, succumbed while receiving treatment at district hospital late last night.

The kins of the deceased alleged that Arusnesh was beaten to death by the jail authority after he did not fetched them money as per their demand.

However, the jail administration contradicted the charges, saying he was drunkard and died due to illness, police added.

Meanwhile, a case has been registered in this connection against the jail administration on the complaint of the deceased's brother.

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