A remand prisoner who was admitted to Mahatma Gandhi Government Hospital here on Sunday after he reportedly complained of chest pain died in the late hours. M. Jahir Hussain (55) from Muthupettai was arrested in connection with a theft case by Muthupettai police in Tiruvarur district and lodged in the Central Prison here on May 2. Government hospital police station registered a case under Section 176 of Code of Criminal Procedure. The post-mortem was done on Monday and the body handed over to his relatives.

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