Nirbhaya rape case convict, Vinay Sharma attempts suicide in high security Tihar Jail on Wednesday. He used towel to hang himself who was later rushed to hospital for treatment.
Vinay is one of the four convicts who raped, tortured and killed a young student in year 2012. The case grabbed attention of the civil society and people and the girl was name as ‘Nirbhaya’.
In 2013, one of the Convicts Ram Singh committed suicide by hanging himself inside the jail quarters and last year Vinay was thrashed by other jail inmates.
Notably, Six men were found guilty of raping and torturing the 23 year old medical student, while she was returning after watching movie with a friend. She was dragged in a bus and was victimized. After undergoing treatment for 13 days she lost battle with life.
The incident shook nation as such a brutal and heinous crime took place in on the streets of National Capital. Even the working of police personnel came under questions. It led to massive protests and helped in building immense pressure in Parliament to make strict changes in the laws related to crime against women.