Pakistani man being held at the Jaipur Central Jail in Rajasthan was allegedly murdered by fellow inmates, police officials said. Three convicts are believed to have murdered the Pakistani inmate.
The Pakistan inmate has been identified as Shakirullah and according to initial reports he was being held on charges of espionage.
According to initial reports, Shakiruallah was beaten to death inside the Jaipur Central Jail. Top police officials reached the prison following the alleged murder.
Security agencies have said that the Pakistan Army and the Inter-Services Intelligence, the Pakistani spy agency, were directly involved in the Pulwama terror attack. The actual bombing was carried out by the Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad.
Pakistan, as usual, has denied it played any role in the attack, which India has vowed to avenge. PM Narendra Modi said that security forces have been given full freedom to retaliate to the Pulwama attack in manner and at a time of their choosing.