Man found hanging inside lock-up in Rajouri: Magisterial probe ordered

Cops stand deployed in JK's Rajouri. [File Photo]

Rajouri: The authorities on Friday ordered a magisterial probe after a man, who was under custody, was found hanging inside the washroom of a lockup in Darhal police station of Rajouri district.

An official said that a man from Pargal village was in police custody for the last few days as he was booked in a case and on Friday morning he was found hanging inside the washroom of the lockup.

He said that after the incident authorities ordered a magisterial probe into the incident with Assistant Commissioner of Revenue Rajouri appointed as inquiry officer.

He said that the man was booked under FIR No. 90/2021 U/S 341/354 IPC and he was also wanted in case FIR No. 98/2021 U/S 452/376 IPC. (KNO)


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