Man who hacked Infosys employee to death at railway station in Chennai arrested

The accused has been identified as Ramkumar from Sengottai in Tirunelveli, The Hindu reported.

By Deepak Nagpal | Last Updated: Jul 02, 2016, 06:07 AM IST
Man who hacked Infosys employee to death at railway station in Chennai arrested

Chennai: The man suspected to have murdered Infosys employee S Swathi at a railway station in Chennai in broad daylight on June 24 was nabbed late Friday night from Tirunelveli.

The accused has been identified as Ramkumar, 22, from Sengottai in Tirunelveli, The Hindu reported. Ramkumar, an engineering graduate, tried to kill himself by slitting his throat with a sharp object he was approached by police.

He was rushed to the Government Medical College Hospital in Tirunelveli where doctors described his condition to be fine.

The suspect had been stalking Swathi for months before he gruesomely killed her at the Nungambakkam Railway Station in Chennai last month.

 

Swathi was aware that the suspect had been stalking her, as per the victim's friends.

As per details available, Swathi was waiting for her train at platform number 2 when the incident happened.

Swathi, who was going to work, was approached by the man. The conversation between them soon turned into an argument and developed into a situation where the man took out a sharp weapon and hacked her to death.