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Two Coimbatore jail warders suspended over prisoner’s murder

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Coimbatore : Two warders in the Central Jail here were today placed under suspension for negligence of duty, following the murder of a prisoner by another yesterday.

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

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

Pending departmental inquiry, chief warder Munusamy and warder Karuppasami were placed under suspension.

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