20-year-old Vinay Sharma, one of the five accused in the 2012 Delhi Gang Rape has been beaten up by inmates in Tihar Jail. Due to this his left and and left leg got fractured. Vinay Sharma who was an assistant gym instructor was one amongst the group of men including Ram Singh, Mukesh Singh, Pawan Gupta, Akshay Thakur and an unnamed juvenile. who was found guilty of rape and murder in the Nirbhaya case was thrashed by Tihar jail inmates on August 15. He has filed an application in Patiyala House Court demanding security.

Two years back in 2013 also Vinay Sharma had to deal with abuse inside the cell where he was lodged. He was beaten up and his right arm got fractured. This incident took place prior to the Indian Air Force examination that he was reportedly going to undertake.

Earlier Ram Singh was also brutally rape, abused and was later found hanging dead in the jail cell. Post this incident, the lawyers of the rest four pleaded the court to shift them to the jail with high security as all of them were vulnerable to abuse inside the jail cells. But the plea was disregarded.

23-year-old medical student was brutally gang raped and then thrown out of a moving bus in the capital city of Delhi. She died of injuries after thirteen days of taking treatments in Singapore. All the accused were charged with murder. Following the execution of 19993 Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon, Nirbhaya’s mother has pleaded Prime Minister to take the case into consideration and has demanded speedy trial.