Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: An undertrial prisoner of Cherlapally jail, Balraj died at the Gandhi Hospital on Wednesday night while undergoing treatment for chest pain.

Balraj (45), hailing from Shahbad in Ranga Reddy district, was lodged in the jail since May 5 after being arrested in connection with an attempt to murder case reported a few months ago. On Wednesday, he complained of severe chest pain and jail authorities immediately shifted him to the Gandhi hospital where he died later in the night, according to police.