Chennai: A 24-year-old woman employee of an IT firm was yesterday found murdered at a city railway station. S Swathi, employed with software giant Infosys, was found dead with cut injuries on her face and neck around 6.30 am on a platform in Nungambakkam railway station, police said.
S Swathi. Pic/PTI
The incident is believed to have taken place when Swathi, a resident of Choolaimedu near the station, was waiting to board a suburban train to reach her office as per her routine, they said. It caused a flutter in the neighbourhood and the station, which usually gets busy around 7 am. The body has been sent for post mortem, police said.
Infosys said in a statement, “We are saddened by the unfortunate incident that has led to the demise of our employee in Chennai. We are working with the local authorities as they investigate the matter and will continue to provide our co-operation and support.” Swathi was employed with Infosys at Mahindra World City at Singaperumalkoil.