Berhampur, August 13 (LocalWire): A 30-year old murder accused sustained serious injuries when he tried to commit suicide in police custody at Patapur police station in Ganjam district today.
The accused identified as Siba Patra of Pudamari was trying to hang himself in the bathroom of the police station when the hanger snapped, police said.
He was immediately rescued by the police and rushed to the nearby hospital at Adapada before referring to MKCG Medical College and Hospital here.
His condition was stated to be serious.
Patra was allegedly involved in the murder of S Sabitri at Pudamari in 2016, said inspector in charge, Patapur police station, Ramesh Pradhan.
He was absconding since he committed the murder.
Police, however, caught him
on Monday from his village and detained him at the police station for further inquiry.