Tihar jail officials claimed that Ram Singh committed suicide. However, his family members and lawyer overruled such reports claiming that he could not commit suicide, rather he was killed.
Ram Singh's kin demanded CBI probe into the case. Meanwhile, Delhi CM has already ordered a magisterial probe into the case.
Ram Singh's alleged suicide in Tihar jail on Monday became a hit on micro-blogging site Twitter. Aam-aadmi (common man) to celebrities, all took the platform to express their thoughts over the incident. Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Team Anna member Kiran Bedi and many other are among them who tweets on Ram Singh's alleged suicide.
Here are some instances how twitterati react on Twitter:
Amitabh Bachchan @SrBachchan: T 1044 - Getting news that main accused in Delhi gang rape, Ram Singh, has committed suicide in prison .. true ?
Anupam Kher @AnupamPkher: Ram Singh killed himself this morning in Tihar Jail. My question is, Did he?
Farah Khan @TheFarahKhan: "@ndtv: Ram Singh, main accused in Delhi gang-rape case, commits suicide in Tihar Jail"Hope the others follow him 2!!
Kiran Bedi @thekiranbedi: The enquiry ordered into Ram Singh's suicide inside Tihar Jail will reveal the kind of e-watch or h-watch(human watch) he was under!
Abhijit Majumder @abhijitmajumder: Biggest fear: Ram Singh suicide may trigger sympathy wave. Bleeding hearts may say #DelhiGangrape never happened; conspiracy to kill accused
Sachin Kalbag @SachinKalbag: A TV channel tweets how Afzal Guru's hanging scared Delhi rape accused Ram Singh. Why would anyone hang himself if he is scared of hanging?
Farah Khan @FarahKhanAli: The suicide of Ram Singh d rape accused is good news Wish d other accused do d same since d law is taking its own sweet time. Good riddance
barkha dutt @BDUTT: Who is going to believe that Ram Singh killed himself without his cell mates or guard getting to know. Doesnt add up
Smita Prakash @smitaprakash: Ram Singh the main accused in Delhi gang rape case reported to have committed suicide in jail at 5am today
0mar abdullah @abdullah_0mar: Accused Ram Singh , Ram Gopal Varma and Boxer Ram Singh ! All are dangerous for India !
立 @floydianbrahman: It's like Ram Singh left a suicide note for our judiciary, saying "Tumse na ho payega".
Ramesh Srivats @rameshsrivats: Ram Singh found hanging in Tihar Jail. Pranab Mukherjee must be pissed off at not being allowed to reject his mercy petition.
The Bad Doctor @doctoratlarge: Looks like Ram Singh was more intelligent than our pseudo-humanists who wanted to reform him - he realized that he deserved to die
mini mathur @minimathur: Delhi rape accused Ram singh commits suicide in jail. Maybe he should have stuck an iron rod into himself first. Would feel more real na
Being Sardesai @0ld_monk: One Ram Singh took drugs, other accused of gang rape. I hope people now realize that naming their kids after Gods doesn't help much.
Sitaraman Shankar @shankarht: chief delhi gang rape accused ram singh's 'suicide' will spark all sorts of theories and lead to more finger pointing - talk of an ill wind
Neha Thakur @Nehathakur07: Morning bulletin decides Parliament itinerary. BJP blames Tihar, to raise Ram Singh's suicide in Parliament.