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Another suicide in Tihar Jail, 30-year-old undertrial hangs herself

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 18:21

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: The security in high-security Tihar Jail is yet again under the scanner after a 30-year-old undertrial committed suicide inside the prison on Thursday.
Initial reports claimed that the woman who was undergoing trial in an abduction case hung herself in a cell.

"Reshma, who was undergoing trial in a kidnapping case, was found hanging Thursday afternoon inside jail number 6. Other inmates spotted her body," said a jail official.

The body has been sent for post-mortem at Deen Dayal Upadhaya hospital and a magisterial inquiry has been ordered, the official said.

No suicide note has been found.

Earlier this week, Ram Singh, an accused in the Delhi gang-rape case too had committed suicide inside the Tihar Jail by hanging himself.

With Agency Inputs

First Published: Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 17:31

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