Tillu Tajpuriya, accused in Rohini court shootout, murdered in Tihar jail

Tillu Tajpuriya

On Tuesday morning, a gangster named Tillu Tajpuriya, who was an accused in the Rohini court shootout, was murdered by his rivals inside Tihar jail. According to prison officials, the attack took place around 6:30 am. Tillu and another injured undertrial prisoner were rushed to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, but Tillu was declared dead upon arrival.
Reportedly, Tillu was attacked by rival gang members Yogesh Tunda, Deepak Teetar, Riyaj Khan, and Rajesh. They broke the iron grills of their ward on the first floor of jail no 8 before attacking Tillu, who was lodged in a ground-floor ward of Jail no 9.

Akshat Kaushal, additional DCP west district, Delhi Police, said, "This morning around 7 am, information was received from DDU Hospital regarding two undertrial prisoners who were brought to the hospital from Tihar Jail. One of them, Sunil alias Tilu was brought in an unconscious state. He was declared brought dead later. Another person, Rohit is undergoing treatment and is out of danger."

Tillu was accused in the murder of Jitender Maan alias Gogi that occurred at Rohini courts complex in 2021. Gogi, a gangster with over 19 criminal cases against him, was being produced before the court on September 24 when two gunmen disguised as lawyers gunned him down.