A Pakistani man being held at the Jaipur Central Jail in India's Rajasthan was allegedly murdered by fellow inmates, police officials said. Four fellow inmates were behind a the murder, officials said.
The Pakistani inmate killed was Shakirullah, alias Hanif Mohammed, who was convicted under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case filed by the Anti-Terrorism Squad.
Top police officials reached the prison following the alleged murder.
The news of the murder comes days after 40 jawans were martyred in a suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.
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.