By A Newsman
Bolpur, 11 January: AN under-trial died after jumping from a tree inside Suri Correctional Home in Birbhum today noon.
Jail sources said that Prashanta Boral (60) was arrested by police charges of domestic violence targeting his wife and was sent to jail custody three days ago. Since then he developed signs of mental ailment.
Today morning, he got into a scuffle with other inmates of the jail. Following this, the jail staff decided to take him to the Suri District Hospital towards noon. It was during this that he climbed up a tree located inside the jail premises.
When the jail staff tried to bring him down, he jumped off the tree and suffered grievous injuries. He was taken to the Suri District Hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.