NHRC seeks report on death of woman pushed out of Shatabdi Exp

Last Updated: Friday, March 1, 2013 - 18:22

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today sought a report from Railways in connection with the death of woman after she was pushed out of a running train allegedly by RPF personnel on Wednesday.

Taking suo motu cognisance of the February 27 incident in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, the NHRC has asked the Chairman of Railway Board to submit the report within four weeks.

Quoting media reports, NHRC spokesperson said the woman, in her mid-50s, was travelling with her husband and the couple inadvertently boarded the Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express at Muzaffarnagar railway station though they had tickets for second class journey.

PTI



First Published: Friday, March 1, 2013 - 18:21

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