Tirupati : Sangeetha Chatterjee, who was jailed for red sanders smuggling, attempted suicide in Chittoor Sub-Jail on Thursday. she created scene on the jail premises with her suicide attempt.
She was an accused in two cases of smuggling of red sanders,attempted suicide by having liquid meant for cleaning bathrooms and collapsed. Jail security staff noticed her suicide attempt and immediately sent her to Chittoor Government Hospital.
Her condition is critical, according to doctors attending on her. The authorities ordered examin the incident over the failure of jail staff in discharging their duties and try to find out how she accessed the cleaning liquid in the jail.
As she made several pleas for bail in court, the police prevented her attempts. She was out of frustration might have attempted suicide for not getting bail even after four months.
Jail authorities filed a complaint with Chittoor police on her suicide attempt.Sangeetha was arrested on March 28, 2017 regarding smuggling cases registered against her in Pakala police station limits in Chittoor district.