Kandukur: A man, who is in the police custody on investigation for investigation of a car theft, died on Saturday evening informed the Ulavapadu police.
Man died in Ulavapadu police custody
The police registered a case 96/2018 and started investigation. The DSP said that on a tip off, the police went to Nellore along with the complainant and driver and identified Basha and arrested Basha. While they are returning, the police claimed that the accused complained of chest pain and they shifted him to Ulavapadu PHC for first aid. By the time, he is shifted to Kandukur area hospital for better treatment, Basha is dead.
The DSP Prakasa Rao said that the accused have had history of similar crimes and selling the vehicles at chorbazaar in Guntur and had cases in Vinukonda, Nadendla, Tadepalligudem, Saidapuram and GRP Vijayawada police stations pending against him. The DSP said that they booked the case as custodial death and following National Human Rights Commission guidelines. The dead body is shifted to RIMS Ongole for postmortem by a team of doctors and the whole procedure will be video graphed for reference for the commission, he added.