Tihar Jail prisoner stabbed inmate to death to avenge rape of his sister Police
| Wednesday | 1st July, 2020
After Mehtab was stabbed by another inmate in Tihar on Monday morning, police officials here said that 21-year-old Zakir was waiting for a chance to avenge his sister, who had reportedly killed herself after Mehtab was arrested in her rape case.
Zakir, a resident of Dakshinpuri had recently been shifted to ward number 4 of jail 8 from jail 5.
"During the investigation, it was found that Mehtab was accused in the rape case of Zakir's minor sister in 2014 at the Ambedkar Nagar police station area.
When other inmates came out for morning prayers on Monday at around 6 am, the accused went upstairs and stabbed Mehtab with a knife-like object, the DCP said.
A murder case has been registered at Hari Nagar police station against Zakir, who had been in jail since 2018, accused in a murder case.
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