JORHAT, July 11: The body of another woman, aged around 60 years, was found in a toilet of the Avadh Assam Express that had halted at the Mariani Junction railway station in Jorhat district on Wednesday.
A cloth was tied around the woman’s neck and blood was oozing out of her nose. The identity of the woman was yet to be ascertained. Police have started investigation into the incident. On Tuesday, the body of an Assam Agricultural University student was recovered from a toilet of the Kamakhya Express, when the train had halted at the Simalguri railway station in Sibsagar district.
It appeared that both women were killed in a similar fashion. The deceased student’s neck was also tied with a piece of cloth and blood was oozing out of her nose and the lower part of her body. Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has ordered an inquiry into the two incidents, a NFR spokesman said here.