NAVI MUMBAI: A 36-year-old affiliate of gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli, lodged at Taloja jail allegedly hanged himself from a beam in the bathroom through the use of a bedsheet round 9pm on Wednesday. He had been in jail for allegedly trying to kill his spouse.
Jail superintendent Kaustubh Kurlekar stated that the undertrial, Dinesh Narkar, was discovered hanging by a jail guard who rushed him to the jail hospital the place he was declared lifeless.
The Prabhadevi resident was arrested on July 10. Attributable to overcrowding at Arthur street jail, through the Covid pandemic, he was moved to Taloja jail.