Arunachal: Youth commits suicide inside police lock-up

A 28 years boy who was arrested in a burglary case allegedly committed suicide inside the lock-up at Roing police station. 


In a very unfortunate incident  a man, detained at Roing police station  in connection with a burglary case, allegedly committed suicide inside the police station here on Tuesday.

According to police source Maklung Lego alias Jing Lego (28), who was reportedly a habitual offender and a drug addict, was caught from the house he was attempting to burgle into at Mayu village early in the morning.

“The police brought the Maklung to the police station here at around 6:10 am and locked him up in the cell. But when the sentry left the cell area for the shift change, he was found hanging by the neck around 6:20 am,” .

“He was then rushed to the district hospital for examination, where he was declared brought dead at around 6:35 am,” police said.

According to the police, Maklung had a couple of cases registered against him, and also had a non-bailable warrant against him.

“He had been absconding since the last three to four years, and we were on a constant lookout for him,” said police.

“Maklung  had also made a failed suicide attempt after he was had been arrested by the police on an earlier occasion,” it was informed.

Meanwhile, the police have intimated the CJM and the Lower Dibang Valley deputy commissioner.


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