Convict commits suicide

Jowai, Sept 19: A convict serving a life sentence committed suicide at Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Hospital, Panaliar, Jowai today.
The convict, identified as Maidaini Moila Magar (41) is presently serving a life sentence after he was convicted of killing his own wife.
He was admitted into the hospital after he had contracted COVID-19 recently and was undergoing treatment there.
Sources in the hospital said that the on duty nurses found that Magar had hung himself from a window sometime between last night and this morning using the pipe connected to his IV (drip).
In this regard, district officials have deputed a magistrate to look into the case.