Koraput, Dec 2: In a shocking incident, an under trial prisoner, lodged at Koraput circle jail, allegedly attempted to slit his ear after the bail plea was rejected by a court here today.
The under trail prisoner (UTP) has been identified as Bikash Patra.
According to sources, the UTP was arrested in connection with ganja smuggling and was lodged at the jail. On Wednesday, the Koraput ADJ rejected Patra’s bail application. After the rejection of his bail pleas, Patra allegedly tried to slit his ear off and sustained critical injuries.
Soon he was rushed to Koraput medical college and hospital for treatment and was undergoing treatment till the last report came in.