Under-trial prisoner assaulted in Kathua District Jail

An under-trial prisoner was assaulted on Saturday in District Jail Kathua with an iron bar by another prisoner, said police.
Under-trial prisoner assaulted in Kathua District Jail
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An under-trial prisoner was assaulted on Saturday in District Jail Kathua with an iron bar by another prisoner, said police.

Dilshad Hussain, an accused under section 302 (murder) lodged in District Jail Kathua, was hit with an iron bar on his back by another prisoner, Saddam Hussain, while he was on mess duty, said a police official.

The injured prisoner was rushed to district hospital Kathua and later referred to GMC Jammu hospital for advanced treatment. Kathua Police has registered a case and started investigation.

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