Jeypore, Dec 3: An under-trial prisoner lodged at Koraput Circle Jail allegedly attempted suicide by slashing his throat after the judhe rejected his bail plea on Wednesday.
He was admitted to Koraput hospital in critical condition. His health condition is stated to be stable.
According to reports, Bikash Patra has been lodged in the jail since October 1 this year on charges of peddling ganja.
The ADJ rejected his bail plea yesterday in a video conferencing hearing yesterday. Bikash reportedly lost his cool and attempted to end his life by slitting his throat with a sharp weapon.