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Cops throw old couple off train, woman dies

A woman died after she and her husband were pushed out of running Shatabdi Express allegedly by Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel near here on Wednesday.

Santosh and her husband Rajeshwar Dutt Tyagi, who had purchased general class tickets, inadvertently boarded the Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express, according to a complaint filed at the government railway police station here.

The complaint, lodged by Rajeshwar, alleged the two RPF personnel on duty, after heated arguments, pushed them out of the train soon after it left the station.

Santosh fell on the track and was run over by the Shatabdi Express while Rajeshwar escaped unhurt. According to Rajeshwar, he and his wife were on way to Deoband in Saharanpur district to attend a funeral ceremony but boarded the Shatabdi Experss by mistake.

On the basis of the complaint, a case was registered under section 304 of IPC (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) against RPF Sub-Inspector Ramchander and Constable Subhash, the GRP said adding no arrests had been made yet.
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