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Coimbatore

Prisoner attempts suicide by slitting throat in central jail

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : A prisoner today attempted suicide by slitting his throat in the cell of Central Jail here.

The 35-year old Arunkumar was lodged in the prison in connection with murder a few months ago, police said.

The other inmates of the cell found him dejected and did not move with him, they said.

The inmates noticed Arunkumar lying in a pool of blood with his throat slit with a blade this afternoon and on information the Jail officials rushed him to the Government Hospital here, where he is being treated. Further investigations are on.

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