Woman found murdered inside toilet of Avadh Assam Express train

  • By TOI
  • | Wednesday | 11th July, 2018

GUWAHATI: In less than 24 hours, a second woman was found murdered inside a train toilet in Assam on Wednesday.The body of the semi-clad woman was recovered from the toilet of Avadh Assam Express at Mariani junction in Jorhat district. The body was found with a gamocha (Assamese towel) tied around her neck. She was also semi-clad and her throat was found slit and Rs 10,000 that she was carrying was found missing.Assam Police chief Kuladhar Saikia said that a special investigation team has been set up to probe the murder case. The toilet was in the coach reserved for handicapped passengers.The identity of the middle-aged woman has not yet been ascertained but preliminary investigation suggest that she might have been raped before she was murdered.On Tuesday, the body of a girl student of Assam Agricultural University was found from the toilet of a passenger train at Simaluguri station in Sibsagar district.


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