Coimbatore central jail wardens suspended after teenager on de-addiction treatment kills another inmate

Coimbatore: Two wardens at the Central Jail here were placed under suspension for negligence of duty, on Wednesday after a prisoner was killed by another inmate on Tuesday, the police said.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

The 46-year-old Ramesh was beaten to death by a teenager, reportedly after some quarrel, with a big stone, they said.

According to police, Ramesh was under treatment for some mental problem, while the teenager was on de-addiction treatment and lodged in the cell at 3rd Block.

Pending departmental inquiry into the incident, chief warden Munusamy and another warden Karuppasami were placed under suspension, they said.


Updated Date: Jun 06, 2018 16:10 PM

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