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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Delhi Tihar Jail


Delhi: Tihar confirms jail violence by ‘foreign inmates’

June 30, 2020 6:08 am

“The foreign inmates... have been agitating for some time demanding that they should also be considered for...interim bail," a status report filed before Justice C Hari Shankar read.

Coronavirus: To decongest jail, Tihar releasing inmates with cancer, asthma, TB

April 19, 2020 6:42 pm

The relief does not apply to prisoners who are foreign nationals, or are facing trial for crimes like rape, terrorism, and anti-national activities.

Aide in Tihar ran Facebook profile of Delhi’s top gangster

March 05, 2020 9:44 am

Delhi Police had been on Gogi’s trail since 2016 after he escaped police custody while being taken to a court hearing in Haryana.

Delhi HC sends bookie Sanjeev Chawla to Tihar jail till further orders

February 15, 2020 5:35 pm

Justice Anu Malhotra directed the Delhi Police Crime Branch, in whose custody Chawla was remanded in Thursday, to lodge him at the Tihar jail “in terms of the said Letters of Assurance of the Ministry of Home Affairs... till further direction of this court”.

2012 rape: Tihar carries out ‘dummy execution’

January 13, 2020 9:41 am

Sandeep Goel, director general, Tihar, said, “The trial was done with a dummy, using ropes that we recently bought from Bihar. This is done to test the ropes and the system before the actual execution on January 22.”

Ex-Army officer’s death in Tihar: Police say China link, Rs 65-crore FD

November 12, 2019 1:42 pm

Arrested on November 2 for allegedly stealing strategy-related books from the Manekshaw Centre in Delhi Cantonment, Canada-based Chopra was questioned in police custody for three days. He was sent to judicial custody on November 6 and died a day later.

Delhi: Woman inmate alleges rape by head constable on train, FIR filed

August 08, 2019 10:26 am

The woman alleged she was in the washroom when the alleged head constable barged inside and raped her.

At first semi-open jail for women, Tihar inmates get taste of life outside

June 17, 2019 7:38 am

The premises are a four-minute drive from Jail No. 6 where, as of Monday, 375 women inmates are lodged. Located near the residential buildings of Tihar Jail personnel inside the main complex, it is a duplex surrounded by a tiny garden, with tomatoes and chillies growing on a patch of land.

Muslim undertrial in Tihar branded with 'Om' symbol, Delhi court orders inquiry

April 19, 2019 10:37 pm

The Delhi court observed that the allegations raised by the accused were of "serious nature" and require "immediate intervention".

Delhi: Mental health programme helped 7,000 Tihar inmates

April 13, 2019 1:23 am

The Delhi Prison Administration had started the intensive counselling services on April 16 last year in collaboration with NGO Mental Health Foundation and mentored by AIIMS.