Man commits suicide in police lock-up

Last Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2008 11:30 hrs

Amreli: A man allegedly committed suicide in police lock-up today in Lathi taluka of the district, police said.

Nankubhai Bharvad of Savand village, who was arrested for his alleged involvement in a murder case, hanged himself in the lock-up at Lathi police station, they said.

Nankubhai was one of the five arrested in a case involving the murder of two persons during clashes between two families of the Bharvad community in the village earlier this month, police said.

A case has been registered and further investigations are on, they added.

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