Wife claims custodial death victim died due to police negligence

Alyaa Azhar

Modified 21 Jul 2017, 4:24 am

Wife of T Benedict, 44, who died while in police custody yesterday, believes that her husband's death was due to police negligence.

Admitting that her late husband had several health issues, N Janagi, 40, however, said that police had been informed of his condition, too.

"I don't blame the police but they know his condition so why were they careless?

"I suspect that his medications were not administered properly. My husband told me that he was placed in a cell alone...

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