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Sunday, 16 May 2021 12.14 PM IST

Accused in sexual abuse case commits suicide in Kozhikode sub jail

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KOZHIKODE: An accused arrested in a sexual abuse case committed suicide in the jail. The dead identified as Beeran Koya (59) of Kuttiyilthazham Karimba committed suicide in the sub jail. The incident happened Wednesday early morning. Though he was rushed to the hospital, his life could not be saved.

The jail authorities said that he was found hanging in the window of the cell when the other inmates were sleeping. The Kasaba police registered a case of unnatural death. The jail department will also investigate the incident.

The Pantheeramkavu police arrested him in the sexual case on Sunday. The court remanded him on Tuesday. He was lodged along with other prisoners after he tested negative for COVID-19.

His body has been shifted to the mortuary of Kozhikode Medical College Hospital.

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