Tension in Punjab prison after inmate’s death

Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) Inmates of the model jail in Punjab’s Faridkot town clashed with security officials Monday following the death of an inmate.

The inmates went on the rampage and damaged property inside the prison, police officials in Faridkot, 250 km from here, said.

The prison inmates were protesting the death of a prisoner under mysterious circumstances Sunday night.

Jail officials said the situation was brought under control Monday afternoon. However, tension continued to prevail in the prison complex.

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