Krishnagar (WB) Apr 2 (PTI) A 38-year-old undertrial prisoner, who was lodged with the Correctional Home here, died in a hospital due to illness, the Home sources said today.

Pradip Bandopadhyay, arrested on March 16 in connection with a criminal case, fell ill and was admitted to the Shaktinagar hospital a few days ago.

As his condition deteriorated, he was referred to the Kalyani JNM hospital. But he died there yesterday. He was suffering from asthma, the sources said.

Bandopadhyay was a resident of Anulia under Ranaghat police station area in Nadia district.

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