The undertrial was rushed to DDU hospital where he died at around 11.30 pm.The accused Satpal Bedi, Manpreet Singh, Riyaz and Suraj allegedly thrashed Dipak with iron rods as he did not meet their demands of money, the source added. Satpal had been awarded life sentence, while Manpreet has two murder cases against him including one inside the jail. Riyaz is accused in a murder case while Suraj has six cases against him, said a jail official.

"The police officials concerned and magistrate were informed about the death of Dipak and a case has been registered with Hari Nagar Police Station," added the official.

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