news Wednesday, July 01, 2015 - 05:30
  The following is a list of jailbreaks from Delhi's Tihar Jail: *June 27, 2015: Two inmates fled from jail No.7 after morning roll call. One was held while the other managed to escape. *2013: A prisoner died after falling from a moving truck while trying to escape from inside the prison. The truck had come to the jail with the monthly supply of vegetables. *2011: Two undertrial drug addicts made a dash for Gate No 3 along with eight other inmates when they were being transported in a van. They escaped but were caught. *2004: Sher Singh Rana, convicted for the murder of dacoit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi, escaped from the jail using his associate to pose as a police officer. *1986: Serial killer Charles Sobhraj escaped after drugging a jail guard. *1983: Around 10 inmates escaped from the prison using fake prison identity cards and posing as jail officers. *1976: As many as 13 life term prisoners escaped from the jail by digging a tunnel near the outer wall of the prison. With IANS Read: Come arrest me, Tihar Jail escapee had called his captors     

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