An inspector of Govindpuri police station had moved an applicationsaying he had a suicidal tendency.
Sher Singh Rana’s counsel Mukesh Kalia, however, said police had failed to prove motive behind the murder.
In a small adjoining room, there are three beds for Roy and two associates who have also been jailed.
Investigators said the conspiracy hatched by Rana to kill Phoolan was well-planned.
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The Delhi Police alleges that Bhatkal and Akhtar, along with other co-accused, had set up an arms manufacturing factory in Nangloi.
On Tuesday, the Home Department removed Sunil Gupta, the Tihar Prisons public relations officer, from the post.
The court had on July 25 asked the Delhi government to explore a venue within Tihar jail complex where Roy can hold negotiations with buyers.
Bhatkal had alleged that he is presently lodged in Jail No.2 of Tihar and has not seen sunlight except when he was taken to the court.
Under the new initiative, a restaurant has been set up on Jail Road, where inmates trained in hotel management will serve customers.
The restaurant is open from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM. It will also deliver food in areas falling within a radius of one km.
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The new machines include X-ray-scanners, multi-zone door-frame, deep-search and hand-held metal detectors.
Ram Kumar, a resident of Seemapuri, was convicted on charges of kidnapping and had been sent to Tihar a year back.
Superintendent Central Jail Tihar is directed to appear in person on the next date of hearing i.e. June 7 for assisting the court, the court said.