Lifer dies in hospital

Koraput: An inmate serving life imprisonment at the Koraput district jail died at the district headquarters hospital today. The deceased has been identified as Rama Chandra Nali (53) of Mathili village under Malkangiri district.

According to jail superintendent Brahmananda Sahu, the inmate felt uneasy and complained of chest pain around 10 am. He was rushed to the Koraput hospital where he succumbed around 12.25 pm while undergoing treatment.

The deceased was serving life imprisonment since February 2008 after being convicted for murdering his brother. As the deceased had no family members, the body would be buried by the jail authorities after the autopsy, he said.