Tihar undertrial alleges sexual abuse by inmates



New Delhi: An undertrial prisoner has alleged that two inmates sexually abused him inside Tihar jail and a case has been registered in this regard, police said on Sunday.

The 32-year-old victim, who is lodged in Tihar jail number 5, claimed that he had an argument with a jail official in May. He alleged that an inmate and the official demanded money from him and when he refused, he was threatened.

The victim was taken to a barrack, undressed and beaten up.

He was also sexually abused by the male inmates, he alleged.

The incident came to light when he was produced in a court.

On the directions of the court, police conducted medical examination which confirmed sexual abuse.

Following this a case was registered three days ago.

No one has been arrested.

PTI