Published On : Thu, Aug 25th, 2016

Nirbhaya Gangrape Case Convict Vinay Sharma Attempts Suicide in Tihar Jail

vinay kumar nirbhayaNew Delhi: Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in Delhi in December 2012, has attempted suicide in Tihar jail.

Sharma has been admitted to a hospital. Sharma had last year demanded extra security for himself in jail, claiming that he was physically assaulted by other inmates and police officials at Tihar jail.