He said that one person even pelted a stone on him and another person called the police by dialing 100.

Swathi was assaulted at the same spot 2 weeks before murder says an eyewitness
news Friday, July 01, 2016 - 09:34

Read detailed version: Swathi was repeatedly slapped by young man at same station days before murder: eyewitness account

 

A week after the murder of an Infosys employee S Swathi, an eyewitness has told The Times of India that she was assaulted by another man about two weeks back at the Nungambakkam railway station.

D Tamilarasan, a passenger who regularly travels from the Nungambakkam station said that the first incident happened on June 6 or June 7. He had only fleeting glimpse of the man who killed Swathi on June 24, he said.

He also said that the man who slapped Swathi also was carrying a backpack.  “He slapped her a few times. She quietly got into a train that arrived a few minutes later,” Tamilarasan told TOI.

He confirmed that the person in the CCTV footage was the person who murdered Swathi. He added that the hacking happened in few minutes and the girl shrieked before she died on platform 2 of the station at around 6:45am.

Two men ran behind the murderer but he jumped off platform no.2 and crossed a track from which a Chengalpet train was coming. He climbed the opposite platform and vanished into the lane which led to Choolaimedu, he said.

He said that one person even pelted a stone on him and another person called the police by dialing 100.

 

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