CHENNAI: A young woman, working in the IT major Infosys, was brutally hacked to death at Nungambakkam railway station in Chennai on Friday morning around 6 am when she was waiting to board train for work, The Indian Express reports.
The victim was identified by police sources as Swathi, aged about 25 years, and a resident of Choolaimedu, a congested residential area just adjoining the Nungambakkam railway station.According to local sources, Swathi was waiting at the platform when a young man, wearing black pants, approached her and started assaulting with a knife.
Swathi was left with several cut injuries on her face and neck which left her bleeding to death in the railway platform, which is frequented thousands of passengers every day. Its a routine for Swathi to take the suburban train to reach her work place at Mahindra Tech park near Maraimalai Nagar, in the outskirts of the city.
On return from work, she usually take the bus drop offered by the company. From the preliminary clues, police suspect the assailant to be someone acquainted to Swathi. Police are speaking to her relatives and friends to find out whom they suspect on.