Preg­nant woman stran­gled to death

The Asian Age - - Nation - AGE COR­RE­SPON­DENT

In a shock­ing in­ci­dent, a preg­nant woman was stran­gled to death on train for ob­ject­ing to a pas­sen­ger smok­ing.

Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, Chi­nat Devi ( 45) was trav­el­ling with her fam­ily in the gen­eral com­part­ment of Pun­jab- Bi­har Jal­lian­wala Ex­press when she ob­jected to a co- pas­sen­ger, Sonu Ya­dav, smok­ing. GRP po­lice sta­tion In- charge, Shah­ja­han­pur, A. K. Pandey said that af­ter a heated ar­gu­ment, Sonu Ya­dav at­tacked the woman and stran­gled her.

The official said that the train was stopped at Shah­ja­han­pur and the woman was rushed to a hospi­tal where the doc­tors de­clared her dead.

The de­ceased and her fam­ily were on their way to Bi­har for taking part in Ch­hat puja fes­tiv­i­ties. The ac­cused has been ar­rested and the body sent for post- mortem.

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