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Mumbai: Man pushes 26-year-old wife out of running local train

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 15 January 2021, 10:32 IST
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In a shocking incident, a man allegedly pushed his wife out of a running local train in Maharashtra’s Mumbai, according to a police official.

According to media reports, the 31-year-old accused and the victim, both laborers, and residents of the Mankhurd area. The duo got married two months back.

On Monday, they were travelling in a local train along with the victim’s seven-year-old daughter from her previous marriage, the Government Railway Police official said.

As per report, the couple was standing at the door of a coach and swinging by a pole attached to the doorway, the official said.

Allegedly, when the woman leaned out of the moving train, her husband held her at the doorway and later released her from the grip, following which she fell on the railway tracks.

The incident took place on Monday afternoon between Chembur and Govandi railway stations following which the woman’s husband was arrested, GRP official said.

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Reportedly, the people sitting in the coach alerted the railway police about the incident and also told about the activities of the couple standing at the doorway.

The police immediately caught the man at the station and then took him to the incident spot, where his wife was lying injured and unconscious, the official said.

The victim was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared her dead before admitting her.

Meanwhile, the man was arrested and an FIR was lodged against him under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

The daughter of the woman was handed over to her relatives, GRP official said.

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First published: 15 January 2021, 10:15 IST