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Andhra Pradesh: Chain-snatching case accused hangs self in police station

ANI | Updated: May 05, 2022 14:21 IST

Eluru (Andhra Pradesh) [India], May 5 (ANI): A man allegedly died by suicide in Bhimadole police station in Andhra Pradesh's Eluru district on Wednesday.
A suspect in a chain-snatching case, Manipalli Appa Rao, was found hanging in the station's bathroom, said Superintendent of Police (SP) Rahul Dev Sharma.
"The accused was brought to the station on May 1 in a theft case. He had gone to take a bath on May 4 when the incident took place. He took a curtain along with him which he used as a pillow and hung himself inside the bathroom," Sharma said.

"The accused was then rushed to the hospital. But he died during the treatment," he added.
Police have registered a custodial death case and have taken up an investigation.
"A custodial death was reported. As per rules and regulations action will be taken," the SP said. (ANI)