Prisoner death leads to protests in Coimbatore
A. Karuppasamy (54), an inmate of Coimbatore Central Prison, who was convicted in 2011 on charges of involvement in the murder of his neighbour at Sirumugai died at the prison on Thursday morning. His body was brought to CMCH for post mortem. Alleging that he was murdered in the prison, his relatives refused to take his body. Prison authorities have initiated inquiries into the issue and have contended that it is natural death.