Muzaffarnagar, Feb 10 (PTI) An undertrial prisoner, lodged in the district jail here, died due to some illness, a senior jail official said.

The deceased, identified as Ompal Singh was a heart patient and on Saturday rushed to the district hospital in a serious condition where he was declared dead, Jail Superintendent A K Saxena said.

Singh was arrested in a murder case in 2015.

An inquiry has been ordered into the inmate’s death, Saxena added.PTI CORR

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