A prisoner Venkatesh, 29, who was under judicial remand died while undergoing treatment at Government Headquarters hospital here on Saturday.

According to information, Venkatesh was in judicial remand in the district jail here since June 14 this year in connection with a theft case. It is learnt that he was suffering with some ailment and consequently he was admitted in the hospital on August 16, when his condition turned critical. The body of Venkatesh was handed over to his family members.