Assam cops quiz former railway employee for murders on train

  • By TOI
  • | Thursday | 12th July, 2018

The victim and a resident of Dibrugarh, was travelling to Bihar alone in the coach reserved for handicapped persons. He was recently released on bail.“We have picked up him or are questioning right now. She had boarded at Dibrugarh at 9.30am and when the train rolled into Mariani junction in Jorhat district about four hours later, a co-passenger found her lying on the floor of the toilet. GUWAHATI: Assam police on Thursday picked up a former railway employee from his house in Dibrugarh for questioning in connection with the murder of two women in two days in train toilets in Assam.The 58-year-old man, identified as Kanak Gogoi , had been in jail for allegedly murdering his wife Swapna Gogoi in a similar fashion in a train in August last year. He was arrested last year after his wife’s body was found in a train last year,” police said.Police have also picked up another man from Tinsukia as a suspect based on CCTV footages, but his identity has not been revealed yet by police.On Thursday, police also released sketch of a suspect based on the description given by mother of the first victim, 19-year-old student of Assam Agriculture University Radha, who was found with slit throat and semi-clad inside the toilet of the Dibrugarh-Rangiya Express at Simaluguri Junction in Sivasagar district Tuesday.Police have taken the service of expert sketch artist Debasish Banerjee from Kolkata in preparing sketch.In less than 24 hours, on Wednesday, a middle-aged woman, Lalima Debi, was found murdered in the toilet of Avadh Assam Express.


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