50-year-old prisoner passed away at Chandka Hospital, Larkana after he was admitted in a critical condition on Friday.
The man identified as Gulzar Ghanghoro, was found unconscious in his cell at the Larkana Central Jail.
“After he was brought to the hospital, officers of the jail police fled,” Ghanghoro’s family said.
He claimed that Ghanghoro was tortured to death by the officers in charge.
On the other hand, the police said that a case was registered against the prisoner at the Ratodero police station after which he was shifted to the Larkana Central Jail on March 4.
“He was shifted to the hospital after he had a heart attack,” a police officer stated.
The body has been sent back home. His family has demanded that a detailed inquiry of the incident to be conducted immediately.
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