Accused in the Rohini court shootout case, Tillu Tajpuriya, was attacked by members of a rival gang inside Delhi’s Tihar jail, resulting in his death.
Accused in the Rohini court shootout case, gangster Tillu Tajpuriya, was killed in Tihar jail after being attacked by rival gang members including Yogesh Tunda. (Photo: HT)
New Delhi: According to recent ANI reports, Tillu Tajpuriya, a notorious gangster, was killed in Tihar Jail in Delhi in an attack by members of a rival gang, including Yogesh Tunda.
Tajpuriya was the primary suspect in the Rohini court shootout case that took place in September 2021.
After the attack by Yogesh Tunda and others inside Tihar Jail, Tillu Tajpuriya, a notorious gangster, was immediately taken to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital by the authorities. However, doctors declared him dead upon arrival.
Another prisoner, named Rohit, was also injured during the attack. However, he is now reported to be out of danger. The police have yet to release further details regarding the incident.
According to additional DCP West district, Akshat Kaushal, a notification was received from Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital stating that two undertrial prisoners from Tihar Jail had been brought to the hospital around 7 am that morning.
One of the prisoners, Sunil (also known as Tillu), was unconscious and was pronounced dead upon arrival. The second prisoner, Rohit, is currently undergoing treatment and is now out of danger.
Prison officials have reported that they are conducting a thorough investigation into the incident to uncover more details about what happened.