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Posted at: Apr 16, 2018, 1:59 AM; last updated: Apr 16, 2018, 1:59 AM (IST)

Person consumes acid by mistake

Our Correspondent

Phillaur, April 15

A drug peddler identified as Joga Singh (42) of Bhar Singh village, who was arrested by Phillaur Police with three kg of puppy husks on Friday reportedly consumed acid mistakenly in police custody on Saturday. DSP Phillaur Amrik Singh Chahal said the injured accused was admitted in Ludhiana Hospital.

Chahal said the accused went to wash room to take drinking water but mistakenly took a plastic bottle with a few drops of acid and drank it.

The condition of the accused was said to be stable and out of danger, said DSP Chahal. On the other side the family members of the accused have alleged that the police forced him to consume acid.

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