Woman allegedly raped on moving train in Madhya Pradesh

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 26 November 2017, 11:23 PM
Woman allegedly raped on moving train in Madhya Pradesh (Representational image)
Woman allegedly raped on moving train in Madhya Pradesh (Representational image)

A 23-year-old unauthorized women vendor was raped in a moving train when it was passing Bherkhera-Budni Ghat area under Bhopal railway division, a GRP official said on Sunday.

The incident occurred on Saturday inside the toilet of a sleeper coach of Amarkantak Express (Durg-Bhopal).

"The woman is an unauthorised vendor who sells popcorn on train," Habibganj Government Railway Police (GRP) incharge sub-inspector BL Sen said.

The accused has been identified as 25-year-old Jitu Malviya, a resident of Bhopal. He raped the victim on knifepoint.

However, the accused has not been arrested so far but a Zero FIR has been registered by the GRP.

"The woman reached Bhopal yesterday but returned to her home in Budhni last evening without lodging a complaint as the accused had threatened her of dire consequences," BL Sen said.

First Published: Sunday, November 26, 2017 11:08 PM
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