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Man Commits Suicide In Police Custody In Kottayam

Kottayam: A man, detained for allegedly behaving violently after being drunk, committed suicide in police station. Manarcuad native Nawaz hanged himself in police station toilet on Tuesday morning, just before producing him before the court. The deceased was held in protective custody on the basis of a complaint lodged with the police by his family for his aggressive behaviour towards them. In the wake of the custody death, the DGP instructed Ernakulam range IG and Kottayam District Police chief to take action against the police officers.