Goa police on Tuesday said a history sheeter was stabbed to death by another inmate in Goa’s Colvale prison.
Inspector General of Prisons Elvis Gomes said Ashpak Bengre was killed while being taken to a court.
Gomes said the deceased was stabbed by a sharp object after a fight with another inmate at around 9 a.m.
“The body has been sent for post-mortem. We have started an inquiry into the incident,” he said.
Bengre had a series of crimes registered against him including extortion, murder, drug running and assault.