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Woman allegedly raped on moving train in Madhya Pradesh

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.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 26 Nov 2017, 11:23:07 PM
Woman allegedly raped on moving train in Madhya Pradesh (Representational image)

New Delhi:

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.

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First Published : 26 Nov 2017, 11:19:28 PM