Woman train passenger gang-raped, murdered in Bihar


Patna,(BiharTimes): A woman was allegedly gang-raped, murdered and her body hung from a tree in an orchard in Bhagalpur district by unidentified persons after she reportedly got down from a Delhi-bound train.

Reports from the district quoting police said the victim, who was a passenger of the Brahmaputra Mail, was travelling to New Delhi.

How and what actually happened is not fully clear, yet reports said that she was dragged to the mango orchard and gang-raped by the unidentified accused after alighted from the train between Vikramshila and Kahalgaon stations, only a few kilometers east of Bhagalpur. However, Brahmaputra Mail does not stop in these stations.

She was later murdered and her body hung from a tree late on Saturday night. The police recovered the body on Sunday and sent it for post-mortem.

Police also said a railway ticket and mobile phone number of her village pradhan written on a piece of paper was recovered from the victim's possession. Investigation is on in the case.


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