Thrissur: A 23-year-old woman is battling for her life after she jumped from a running train to escape molestation bid by a man who entered the woman's compartment of the Ernakulam-Shornur passenger train, police said.
The woman was found lying unconscious on the rail tracks with serious head injuries in between Vallathol Nagar and Shornur Railway station at 2130 hours last night, police said.
Police said a man entered the near empty compartment and tried to molest her. The girl, Sowmya, cried out for help, but none helped her following which she is suspected to have jumped from the train.
Police is also verifying if she jumped or was pushed out from the running train by the man, who got into the compartment at the Vallathol Nagar station when it halted there....more
04:17 PM, Feb 02, 2011