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Woman’s body found in bag in local train

Hindustan Times  New Delhi, February 26, 2013
First Published: 02:40 IST(26/2/2013) | Last Updated: 02:41 IST(26/2/2013)

The body of an unidentified woman, possibly in her early thirties, that had been stuffed in a blue plastic bag, was found on a local train at the New Delhi railway station on Monday, police said. The bag was found in the ladies’ compartment of the train.

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According to the police, the woman seemed to have been killed before her body was stashed away below a seat on the train.

The body had strangulation marks and police have registered a case of murder. They are trying to identify the deceased and nab her killers.

“We received a call around 12:30am about a bag containing a woman’s body found on board the EMU local from Panipat to Ghaziabad, which was on platform number nine. The unattended bag was spotted by a passenger, who found it suspicious and made a call to the police control room,” said a senior railway police officer. 

A police team reached the spot and took the bag in their custody. They were told the body had been found on a train which had just pulled into the station from Panipat.

“The victim seems to be aged between 30 and 35 years and was wearing a brown salwar suit. Her legs, hands and neck were tied with a green plastic rope,” the officer said, adding they were trying to ascertain whether a person of her description had recently been reported missing from the NCR.


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