Tihar Jail authorities have stepped up security at the facility and intensified frisking and other precautionary measures following the death of a fourth inmate within a fortnight at the prison.
The statue of former Director General of Tihar prisons, Vimla Mehra, which is said to be one of the key reasons behind her transfer from the post, has been removed from the prison campus.
The judicial custody of Lashkar-e-Toiba bomb-maker and terrorist Abdul Karim Tunda, arrested in a 1997 bomb blast case, ends on Thursday.
Seven months after his execution, Parliament house attack case convict Afzal Guru’s purported jail house diaries have stirred a hornet’s nest in Jammu and Kashmir.
An oil painting of Anna Hazare by an inmate of India`s largest prison Tihar earned him Rs 20,000 in an exhibition.
The authorities at Tihar Jail in Delhi shifted five of the six men, who were arrested for the gang-rape of a 23-year-old student in a moving bus, to a high-security part.
Tihar Prisons will now allow two convicts to work outside the jail premises
from this week.
The number of prisoners in South Asia`s largest prison Tihar Jail has limbed to 12,000 with 1,500 more wrong-doers lodged in it last year.
Day in Pics: 19th September
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