Delhi Tihar jail inmate commits suicide

An under-trial inmate of Delhi's Tihar jail allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside the toilet on Friday morning, officials said.

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Published on 7 Feb 2020 10:23 AM GMT

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New Delhi: An under-trial inmate of Delhi's Tihar jail allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside the toilet on Friday morning, officials said.

The deceased has been identified as Gagan (21), who was lodged in jail number three, they said.

Nirbhaya's rape and murder verdicts Mukesh Kumar Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Kumar Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar (31) are also in Tihar Jail.

A 23-year-old physiotherapy intern who came to be known as “Nirbhaya” was gangraped and savagely assaulted on the night of December 16, 2012, in a moving bus in South Delhi. On 28 December, at 11 am, her condition was extremely critical. The chief executive officer of the Mount Elizabeth Hospital said that the victim suffered brain damage, pneumonia, and abdominal infection. Till her last breath she was fighting for life but on 29th December she died.

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