Incidents of escape from Tihar Jail
The following is a list of jailbreaks from Delhi's Tihar Jail
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.