Another woman attacked in Kerala train

Another woman attacked in Kerala train

The woman passenger was asleep on the top berth late on sunday night when she felt someone trying to embrace her. She screamed for help and the other passengers who were all asleep immediately woke up. The incident occurred as the train was naering ernakulam station.

The youth, who managed to escape, was found hiding inside a toilet and was arrested by the railway police force personnel. A case under sect 354 of IPC has been charged against him, railway police said.

The accused Antony Suresh, hailing from Kanyakumari, was produced before the Judicial First Class magistrate court here and remanded to 14 days judicial custody.

Last week, 23-year-old Sowmya was pushed out of the Ladies compartment of the Erankulam-Shornur passenger train and raped by the accused. She had at least 100 wounds all over her body and police suspect that the accused hit her with a sharp edged weapon or stone which resulted in the fracture of the skull bone and jaw bone.

After fighting of her life, sowmya succumbed to her injuries on sunday and was cremated yesterday.