New DelhiCCTV footage from inside Delhi’s Tihar Central Jail shows dreaded gangster Tillu Tajpuria being brutally stabbed to death by his rival gang members. CCTV footage provided by the Delhi Police shows the three killers dragging Tajpuria out of her cell and assaulting her. The killers can be seen stabbing and attacking him several times, leaving him in a pool of blood.
This footage is of May 2 at around 6:10 am. In the visuals, no police officer is seen coming to save the gangster from the attackers. Some prisoners could be seen there, but there was no one to stop the attackers.
Gangster Tillu Tajpuria, accused in Delhi’s Rohini Court shootout case, was killed by rival gang members in Tihar Jail on May 2. According to jail officials, Tillu Tajpuria was immediately rushed to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital in Delhi, where he was declared brought dead.
Meanwhile, the case has now been transferred to a special cell for investigation. A case was registered at Hari Nagar police station under sections 302 and 307 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Rival gang members Deepak Teetar, Yogesh alias Tunda, Rajesh and Riyaz Khan had hacked open the iron grill on the first floor of the ward at around 6:15 am.
According to a jail official, the accused were lodged on the first floor of the same ward and used iron rods to attack Tajpuria. Delhi-based Tajpuria, the head of the infamous Tillu gang, was arrested for several crimes in 2016 and was in jail since then.
Sunil Balyan alias Tajpuria was the main accused in the Rohini court shootout case in September 2021, in which his friend-turned-gangster Jitendra Mann alias Gogi was killed.
The shooter, an alleged aide of Tajpuria, had dressed as a lawyer and shot Gogoi dead inside a courtroom at Rohini court. Both the gunmen were gunned down instantly by the police team.
Tajpuria and his gang’s rivalry with another gang led by notorious gangster Jitendra Gogi dates back to 2009 when the pair were friends but supported different candidates in elections to Swami Shraddhanand College in outer Delhi.