Woman found dead in police custody
A young woman, taken into custody for interrogation, was found dead in a police station at Malappuram district of Kerala today.
Police said Hanisha (23), a native of Kalady, taken into custody in a theft case, was found hanging from women's rest room of Changaramkulam Police Station in the district early today.
Hanisha, employed as a sweeper in a private hospital at Kottakkal, was held for allegedly robbing a woman bus passenger of 10 sovereigns yesterday.
Her body was shifted to Thrissur Medical College for post mortem, they added.
(Posted on 24-04-2014)