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Jail inmate commits suicide in Kokrajhar

Sensation prevailed in Kokrajhar after recovery jail inmate's dead body at Kokrajhar district jail on Tursday afternoon.

The jail inmate was identified as Dinesh Chandra Roy of Panbari village under Kachugaon PS in district, who was jailed in January last for murdering his wife.

According to jail official Roy had committed suicide by around 11 near hospital insid ethe jail compound. Later, family was informd.

Police recovered the body in the presence of a magistrate and registered a case with Kokrajhar PS No.14/2017. Investigation is on into incident.

Family members alleges faulplay in the death and demand inquiry.

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