Jail Suicides

  • Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh dead, family alleges murder, probe on March 11, 2013

    In a dramatic twist in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case, prime accused Ram Singh was on Monday morning found dead in his cell in Tihar Jail. While initial report suggested that Ram Singh committed suicide, the family of the accused refused to believe that Ram Singh could have killed...
  • Do rules for those behind bars need a relook? March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The mysterious death of prime accused in Delhi gangrape and murder case, Ram Singh, inside his cell has once again brought into focus the rising cases of suicides and custodial deaths in Indian jails. The law of the land says that every prisoner is innocent till he or...
  • 'Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh made our lives hell' March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Some of Ram Singh's neighbours grimaced with disgust as they remembered a man they described as a menace, who was violent, drank heavily and used to harass women by peeking at them as they undressed. The alleged ringleader in a gangrape and murder case that sparked outrage across...
  • Delhi gangrape: Probe on to find truth behind Ram Singh's death March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The main accused in the Delhi gangrape-murder case, Ram Singh, was found hanging in his Tihar Jail cell under mysterious circumstances on Monday morning, raising questions over monitoring of undertrials in the prison. While the preliminary report suggested it was a case of suicide, Ram Singh's family and...