25-year-old techie 'strangled to death' on Infosys campus

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25-year-old techie strangled to death on Infosys campus

Pune - Police have detained a 26-year-old from Assam who worked as a watchman in the office as the prime suspect.


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Published: Mon 30 Jan 2017, 8:31 AM

Last updated: Mon 30 Jan 2017, 10:43 AM

A 25-year-old woman software engineer of Infosys was allegedly strangled to death by an unidentified person at her workstation in Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park in Hinjawadi here today, police said. K Rasila Raju was allegedly strangulated with the help of a computer wire. The incident took place on the ninth floor of the Infosys building.
"The incident might have taken place around 5 PM but we received a call around 8 PM. Raju was employed as a software engineer by the firm," Assistant Commissioner of Police Vaishali Jadhav said.
She said though it was Sunday, Rasila was working while her two teammates were online in Bengaluru.

"Her manager was trying to call her, but there was no response. The manager called and asked the security guard to go and check and when the security guard went to see her, she was found unconscious near her workstation," the officer said. A case of murder has been registered against an unidentified person and investigation is on.
While the police are yet to ascertain the motive, they have detained Bhaben Sailcia, a 26-year-old from Assam who worked as a watchman in the office as the prime suspect.
Last month, a 23-year-old woman from West Bengal, who was working with an IT firm, was allegedly hacked to death by an unidentified person on the outskirts of the city. Antara Das was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon when she was returning home from work near Tathwade area.

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