Inmate Commits Suicide in the Prison of Palpa

  April 20, 2021 By: INSEC

A prisoner has committed suicide by hanging himself in Palpa Prison. According to SP Santosh Bhattarai of District Police Office, Palpa, Kisan Gurung committed suicide by hanging himself in the toilet of the prison.

Gurung, 30, of Syangja in Bhirkot Municipality-7 committed suicide by hanging himself on the ventilator of a toilet, said Bhaktisara Rana, chief of Palpa Prison.

According to police, Gurung has been serving his jail term in the theft case. Gurung, who was sentenced to five years imprisonment from Syangja Prison in May 2020, was brought to Palpa Prison in January 2020, said Rana.

The postmortem of the body was done at the district hospital on April 20 and handed over to the family, said SP Bhattarai.

Yagyamurti Timilsina