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Tihar prisoner stabs to death fellow inmate to avenge sister's rape

NYOOOZ 2020-07-01 00:00:00

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.