Maan who formed the infamous Tillu gang was allegedly involved in the 2021 shootout of gang leader Jitendra Gogi by two assailants inside a courtroom at Rohini Court complex.
Jailed gangster Sunil Maan alias Tillu Tajpuriya who was accused in a Delhi shootout case was beaten to death by rival gangsters inside Tihar Jail Tuesday morning, the police said.
The police have named four inmates – gangster Yogesh Tonda and his associates Deepak Titar, Rajesh Singh, and Riyaz Khan – as accused who thrashed the gangster with iron rods, officials said.
According to jail officials, Sunil who was lodged on the ground floor of the ‘high risk ward’ was allegedly attacked around 6.15 am by four men lodged on the first floor of the same ward.
“The accused used an improvised iron rod by cutting open the iron grill installed on the first floor of the ward,” they said.
Maan, a resident of Delhi, formed the infamous Tillu gang and was allegedly involved in the 2021 shootout of gang leader Jitendra Gogi by two assailants inside a courtroom at Rohini Court complex. The Delhi Police had filed a chargesheet with Maan as the main accused who plotted the murder. Maan was also involved in multiple cases including murder, robbery, extortion and gang war.
The police said that the accused in Maan’s murder are associated with the Gogi gang and were all lodged on the first floor of the jail. “They cut the iron grill and sneaked onto the ground floor using bed sheets. They then thrashed Sunil Tillu,” said an officer
After the attack, Sunil was rushed to Central Jail OPD and then to DDU Hospital where he died during the treatment.