Hyderabad: Accused teacher prison inmate commits suicide using blanket

Hyderabad: A day after a prison inmate committed suicide using a bed sheet inside his cell, another similar suicide incident is reported from Cherlapally prison.

Remanded to Cherlapally for violating POCSO Act, a school teacher was committed suicide in his prison cell on Sunday night.

In a press release, Director General (Prisons) VK Singh said that Ramavath Chander hanged himself with a blanket. “He was found hanging by the toilet ventilator by his fellow prisoners at around 11.30 pm on Sunday. The other jail inmates alerted the jail staff, who shifted him to a hospital, but he was declared brought dead.”

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The Kushaiguda police were later informed about the incident.

The school teacher was aged 21 was arrested for sexually abusing a minor.

The victim’s family and lodged a complaint against him following which he was booked under section 354 (outraging the modesty of a woman) of IPC.

Kushaiguda police registered a case under section 174 (suspicious death) of CrPc.

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