Latehar (Jharkhand), Oct 13 (PTI) An undertrial prisoner of Latehar jail today died in the Sadar Hospital here.

Jail superintendent, Meson Barwa said Ramdeo Oraon fell sick on being brought to jail on October 11.

He was rushed to Sadar Hospital when his health deteriorated but he died in the course of treatment today, Barwa said.

Oraon’s family members, however, alleged that his health deteriorated in the jail but the jail authorities did not attend to him.

The jail authorities denied the allegations of Oraon’s family.

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