Train arrives in Delhi with woman's body in plastic bag

Last Updated: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 22:01 hrs

New Delhi: The body of an unidentified woman was found stuffed in a plastic bag here from a train at the New Delhi railway station, said police Monday.

The investigators said that the body was recovered late Sunday night from a train, coming from Haryana's Panipat, at platform number nine.

"The woman was killed and then her body was hidden under the wooden seat of the train," said the officer.

"We found that there was a white coloured plastic bag and placed under two opposite lower berth. After opening the bag, a blue coloured plastic bag was found in which the body was wrapped," said a senior police officer.

The victim seems to be aged between 30 and 35 years.

"She was wearing brown coloured salwar suit. Victim's legs, hands and neck were tied with green colour plastic rope. The police team probed the crime spot and then sent the body to Lok Nayak Hospital's mortuary," the officer added.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Railways) Sanjay Bhatia said that a case regarding the incident has been registered and the deceased pictures have been sent to various police stations in the city and in neighbouring states to find out her identity.

The officer also said they are also trying to trace and question people who travelled in the train on the day the dead body was dumped in the train.

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