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Chennai Police Make No headway in Infosys Murder Case

By: Poornima Murali

CNN-News18

Last Updated: June 26, 2016, 10:16 IST

Body of Infosys employee Swathi (inset) at Nungambakkam railway station in Chennai on June 24.

Body of Infosys employee Swathi (inset) at Nungambakkam railway station in Chennai on June 24.

Chennai Police claimed to have all the leads to nail the killer.

Chennai: The Chennai Police have failed to make any headway in the murder case of a 24-year-old woman employee of Infosys who was brutally hacked to death at Nungambakkam railway station on June 24.

Around 6 am Swathi's (victim) father dropped her at the railway station and left. Soon after a man approached her and they were heard arguing over some unknown issue.

The man in a fit of rage suddenly pulled out a chopper from his travel bag and hacked her to death in front of other commuters and walked away unchallenged.

With no arrest in last 48-hours, the incident drew severe criticism from the opposition parties including DMK leaders who questioned the functioning of the AAIDMK government in dealing with the rising crime incidents in the state.

Daily commuters and students at Nungambakkam railway station also expressed their fear over lack of security measures.

On Saturday, the Chennai police released the CCTV footage of the suspect and a special probe team was formed to arrest the accused at the earliest.

Police claimed to have all the leads to nail the killer.



As per records, 5 incidents of killing took place in last one month in Chennai. On June 22, an advocate identified as T Ravi was hacked to death in broad day light at Satyamoorthy Nagarin Chennai by a four assailants. On June 4, another advocate hacked to death in Kodambakkam area.

Earlier, on May 2, travel agent Babu Singh was shot dead on Erulappan Street in Sowcarpet area in Chennai.

Similar incident took place on June 7 when an RTI activist Parasmal Javantraj was killed on Bakers Street.





first published:June 26, 2016, 10:06 IST
last updated:June 26, 2016, 10:16 IST