A 23-year-old undertrial detainee was killed after he was supposedly assaulted with a sharp item by three different detainees in Tihar prison on Monday morning, authorities said.
The perished has been distinguished as Dilsher Singh. He was held up in Tihar prison’s focal prison number three regarding three unique cases including murder, they said.
As indicated by a senior prison official, the man was assaulted with an extemporized sharp article by three other undertrial detainees stopped in a similar sleeping enclosure with him.
He succumbed to injuries and was declared dead by the duty doctor, the official said.
All those concerned have been informed and further legal action is being taken, said Sandeep Goel, Director General (Delhi Prisons).
The deceased had been sent to judicial custody on June 11, 2019 in connection with a murder case registered at Jahangirpuri police station, officials said, adding that further investigation is underway .