Man pushed in front of train at Mulund station: Woman arrested, claims Deepak Patwa fell off platform in melee

A 38-year-old woman was, on Tuesday, arrested for allegedly pushing a man onto the tracks at Mulund station, resulting in the man getting run over by a train, Railway police said

PTI April 25, 2018 08:20:22 IST
Man pushed in front of train at Mulund station: Woman arrested, claims Deepak Patwa fell off platform in melee

Mumbai: A 38-year-old woman was, on Tuesday, arrested for allegedly pushing a man onto the tracks at Mulund station, resulting in the man getting run over by a train, Railway police said.

"Manisha Khakadiya was identified from CCTV images at the station and was placed under arrest. She has told police that the deceased, Deepak Patwa, touched her on the overbridge at the station," a Kurla railway police official said.

Man pushed in front of train at Mulund station Woman arrested claims Deepak Patwa fell off platform in melee

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He added that the accused had told police that she followed the man to the platform to pull him up for his behaviour.

"She has said that an argument broke out between her and Patwa and he fell off the platform in the melee," the official said.

Patwa was run over by a train after being pushed off the platform by two persons on Saturday, officials said. The incident was captured by the CCTV cameras at Mulund station, he added.

"We have registered a case against the accused under section 302 (murder) of the IPC. A hunt is on for the other person involved in the incident. Further investigations are underway," he said.

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