Berhampur (Odisha), Feb 22 (PTI) A murder convict serving life term allegedly attempted suicide inside the Circle jail here today, police said.

The convict, a resident of Koraput, tried to hang himself from a window grill in the prison ward, the police said.

He was admitted to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital here, said Senior Jail Superintendent B B Patnaik.

The condition of the convict, who was earlier in Koraput jail, is stated to be good, he said.

The convict has already spent around 10 years in jail, he said.

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