12 - 11 - 2019

Accused dies due to assault in lock up

Agartala, Nov 02,2019: There is alleged  report  of  death  due to  physical assault in police lock up. The incident happened at Gomati District on Friday. The accused  Mangal Das  - 19 years died in hospital while undergoing treatment. The mother of the accused claimed his son died due to police assault in police lock up.

According to report, Mangal Das was caught by pubic on October 23  reportedly of stealing and handed over to police of R K Pur police station.  Mangal Das, who have no father   lives with his mother at Amarnagar Colony near Matabari. He sent to  seven days police remand. On Thursday, the accused got seriously ill and police  admitted him at Gomati District hospital. There he breathed his last before doctors could start treatment.

The accused mother was brought to hospital by police saying her son is ill. After seeing her son death, she fell unconscious. Its alleged that police without informing her the body of Mangal Das was creamted.