PASA inmate dies in civil hospital; kin alleges murder

 PASA inmate dies in civil hospital; kin alleges murder

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Surat: A Lajpore jail inmate, who was arrested under PASA, died while undergoing treatment in Civil
Hospital. The family of the prisoner is now alleging foul play in his death and are demanding
investigation.
Aslam Ismail Chowki, a resident of Kutch, was in animal husbandry business. He was lodged in
Lajpore Jail for last three months under PASA on many charges of assaults.
Aslam was rushed to Surat Civil hospital after his health had deteriorated, where he died during the
treatment. His brother Asif said that the family was not informed about his health, and were only
informed about his death on Tuesday. He also said that Aslam has died due to police atrocities. Last
Saturday, Aslam had told Asif that he was beaten by the police in the jail and had severe pain in
stomach and other parts of his body. The family also said that they have not been given the correct
information about the cause of the death by the jail administration. Now, they are demanding post
mortem to be done so that real reason of the death can come into light.
Lajpore jail is not new to controversies, recently mobile phones were recovered from inside the
prison.

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