Locals Gherao Birmitrapur PS After Death Of Arrestee

Sundargarh: Tension erupted at Birmitrapur police station in Sundargarh district today following the alleged custodial death of an arrestee.

According to reports, the accused was initially admitted to the Kuarmunda Hospital. Later shifted to the Rourkela Government Hospital (RGH) where he passed away. While his family members alleged that he died while being under police custody, SP Sagarika Nath refuted the allegation.

Following this, irate locals gheraoed the police station and tried to barge into it. Reportedly, SP Nath reached the spot and tried to pacify them.

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