Cuttack, Nov 18: An under trial prisoner has committed suicide in Choudwar Circle jail on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as Jalandhar Naik,who was a murder accused.
Source said, Jalandhar was housed in the Choudwar Circle jail as an under trial prisoners since years after he was forwarded on charges of murder.
He was under treatment in the mental ward of the jail after he was diagnosed as a mental patient. He committed suicide in the morning, hanging from the window of the mental.
Following this, the jail authorities informed it to Jalndhar’s family member and filed a complaint with police. Acting on it, police seized the body and sent it for post-mortem.