A female Infosys employee was brutally hacked to death at Chennai's Nungambakkam railway station when she was waiting to board the suburban train for work in Mahindra Tech City at around 6 am on Friday.
Police have identified the victim as 25-year-old Swathi, a resident of Choolaimedu.
The victim's father, a retired central government employee, had dropped Swathi at the station just minutes before the murder.
According to News Minute, Swathi was waiting at the platform when a young man, wearing black pants, approached her and began hacking her with a knife leaving her bleeding to death on the railway platform with several cut injuries on her face and neck.
According to the report, police suspect the assailant to be someone close to Swathi and that he could either be a colleague or former colleague. Police are presently speaking to her relatives and friends.