The UTP, identified as Papu, an accused in an extortion case, received a deep wound on his neck after being attacked by the fellow prisoner this morning. He was admitted to the nearby government hospital by jail authorities.
Meanwhile, his family members alleged that his life is under threat at the jail. They also alleged that there is a plan to kill him inside the jail.
It may be noted that one Biswanath Barik of Brahamgiri area, who was lodged at the jail, had committed suicide inside the jail premises. The repetition of such incidents has raised questions on the jail authorities.
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