Nigerian man dies in prison after suffering stroke in Indi
A Nigerian national who was arrested over a dr#g case and lodged in Kullu sub-jail, a town in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, has d#ed after s#ffering acute stroke.
The 38-year-old Nigerian man identified as Izuchukwu David, who was undergoing trial, d#ed in Mandi district on Monday, July 18, 2022, while he was being taken to a hospital in Shimla for treatment, police said on Tuesday.
Izuchukwu who was living in Dwarka, New Delhi, and was arrested at Bajaura check post on the Chandigarh-Manali national highway on July 14, 2022, for possession of 1.88g of dr#gs. He was produced before the court and ordered police custody till July 29.
Police officials said he fell unconscious on Monday morning and was rushed to Kullu regional hospital for treatment. A CT scan of his brain showed an acute infarct involving the left middle cerebral artery (MCA) and anterior cerebral artery (ACA).