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Pregnant woman killed for objecting to smoking

ANI | Updated: Nov 10, 2018 23:33 IST

Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov 10 (ANI): A pregnant woman was allegedly strangled to death in the wee hours of Saturday by a co-passenger when she objected to the latter smoking a cigarette onboard a train.
Speaking to ANI, Officer-in-charge of Government Railway Police, Shahjahanpur, AK Pandey confirmed that the accused, Sonu Yadav, was smoking in one of the upper berths of the train following which the woman objected to the same.
Yadav has been arrested and charged with Sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) of the Indian Penal Code, Pandey added.
The victim was travelling from Punjab to Bihar in Jallianwala Bagh Express train. (ANI)