Delhi girl thrown off train after alleged rape attempt

Delhi girl thrown off train after alleged rape attempt

BHOPAL: In another shocking incident of crime against women in Madhya Pradesh, two men allegedly threw a girl off Malwa express after a failed rape attempt on Wednesday morning.

The girl was found unconscious near railway tracks, 25km away from Beena railway station in Sagar district, at around 6am.

The girl, one of her family members claimed, was sexually harassed by men who took her belongings and pushed her off the train. Her ornaments and luggage were also found missing.

When contacted, assistant sub inspector (ASI) of Beena Government Railway police (GRP) station AB Sharma said that the victim was travelling in S-7 coach and was heading towards Ujjain to visit the Mahakal temple. She is a resident of Kanpur and was working in Delhi.

Her parents had already reached Ujjain and are waiting for her, said the officer.

He however said that they do not have any information about the alleged rape attempt.

“We can’t go by rumours. The girl was unconscious when she was found. We cannot come to any conclusion until her statement is recorded,” said Sharma who took her to district hospital in Sagar and then to Hamedia hospital Bhopal for further treatment.

She has sustained fatal injuries on her face and other parts of body. Investigations are on.