Puri: A prisoner serving life imprisonment in a jail in Puri district died while undergoing treatment at a government hospital on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Trilochan Malik of Koraput district.
According to jail authorities, Malik was lodged in the jail after a court found him guilty in a case and sentenced him to life imprisonment. He was suffering from illness for the past couple of days. The jail authorities shifted him to the hospital where he died while undergoing treatment.
The police seized the body of the deceased and sent it for an autopsy.