Woman falls off train: Main suspect being questioned
New Delhi: Two suspects , including a juvenile, have been detained by police for their alleged involvement in snatching a purse of a 40-year-old woman, who fell off the moving Yoga Express trying to resist the bid and died.
Police sources said that the questioning was going on.
The woman, Sudhir Bansal, was accompanying her son, Gaurav, who recently enrolled in Delhi University, to help him find accommodation.
They boarded the Yoga Express from Rajasthan. Sudhir was standing near the door of a compartment.
When the train slowed down near the Mithai Pul, on the way to the Old Delhi Railway Station, the accused caught hold of her bag, the police said.
The woman tried to fight them off but lost her balance and fell down on the tracks.
She came under the wheels of the train and was injured, the police said.
Bansal's son tried to save her but was unsuccessful. She died while being taken to a hospital.
Earlier, the police were suspecting the role of one person but during investigation, it emerged that two persons were involved.
On the basis of a tip-off, the accused were detained on Monday.