Tihar prisoner stabs to death fellow inmate to avenge sister's rape
| Tuesday | 30th June, 2020
An inmate in Delhi's Tihar Jail was stabbed to death on Monday by another prisoner, allegedly to avenge rape, police said on Tuesday.
On June 29, in jail number 8 of Tihar central jail, 28-year-old Mehtab was stabbed to death by a 22-year-old inmate who is lodged in the prison in a murder case.
"During initial inquiry at Tihar jail no 8, it surfaced that the prisoner stabbed Mehtab multiple times with a self-made knife-like metal piece," Delhi Police said.
Mehtab was accused in a rape case of the minor sister of the alleged killer.
The accused had been in Tihar for a murder case and was transferred from jail number 8, to ground floor in ward number 4.
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