Bengaluru, Apr 6 (PTI) A prisoner, who has been convicted in a murder case, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in the Parappana Agrahara Jail here, prison officials said.

Thirty-one-year old Masthi Kumar from Shivamogga was found hanging using his clothes in the cell, officials said, adding he was lodged in the jail 10 months ago.

A probe has been initiated, the officials added.

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