Daijiworld Media Network - Kasargod (DV)
Kasargod, Aug 3: A 42-year-old man who was in judicial custody in connection with violation of Excise Act, died on Tuesday August 3.
The victim is identified as Karunkar, a resident of Natekal in Bellur.
It is said that Karunakar was arrested by Badiyadka Excise department officials on July 19. The officials arrested him reportedly while transporting liquor on van. He was lodged in Kanhangad jail.
Karunakar who was suffering from kidney related problems, was serious and was shifted to Kannur government medical hospital.
The family members have alleged that health condition of Karunakar deteriorated after the excise department officials harassed him. Post-mortem will be held in presence of magistrate in Kannur government medical college, said sources.