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Man found dead in Delhi's Tihar jail

delhi Updated: Nov 16, 2007 14:39 IST

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A 21-year-old man facing murder charges was found hanging in his cell in Tihar jail in the wee hours on Friday.

Ashok, a resident of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, was found hanging from a fan at around one am in Jail No 7 and the reason behind him taking the "extreme step" was not known, jail officials said.

He was arrested on May nine in connection with a murder in Keerti Nagar in the capital, they said, adding his family was informed.

A magisterial inquiry wsa ordered into the incident.