Delhi: Another Inmate Hangs Self At Tihar Jail
09:53 PM May 26, 2023 IST | appteam
New Delhi [India]: Three days after a 26-year-old inmate was found hanging inside Delhi’s Tihar Jail, an under-trial prisoner allegedly died by suicide inside the prison on Friday morning, officials said.
As per Tihar officials, the inmate, identified as Raja alias Mahawar (29), was found hanging in the common bathroom of Ward-6 of Central Jail No.4 on Friday morning. He was brought down and doctors were called to conduct a check on him. ‘He was declared dead at 11:53 am by the on-duty doctor of the jail,’ a senior official said.
According to officials, the deceased was facing trial under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Arms Act.
Further information is awaited.