Death of a Detainee in Police Custody

  May 25, 2022 By: INSEC

Kishan Lal Kunwar, 47, of Kohalpur Municipality-1 has been found hanging dead in the toilet on May 25, 2021.

DSP Ain Bahadur Malla of Area Police Office Kohalpur said that Kunwar was found hanging in the toilet at around 5 in the morning.

“Kunwar had gone to the toilet from the detention centre and was found hanging with a trapped made from T-shirt on the ventilator,” informed Malla.

Kunwar was arrested by the police on May 3, 2022, on the charge of attempting to rape a seven-year-old girl. An investigation was ongoing regarding the case.

Police sent the body of the deceased to Bheri Hospital for post-mortem.

Similarly, after receiving information about the incident, the team of INSEC and National Human Rights Commission monitored the incident site and took information about the incident.


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