Female cop dies in train mishap between Sion and Kurla stations

Female cop hit by express train between Sion and Kurla stations, dies
Pratiksha Shende was hit by an express train between Sion and Kurla stations

Pratiksha Vishal Shende, attached to Local Arms Unit 1 of Mumbai Police, died after being hit by an incoming train between Sion and Kurla stations on Monday afternoon.

According to Senior Police Inspector Lalasaheb Shete of Kurla police station, Shende’s body was found near 15/1 km mark pole on fast down railway track between Sion to Kurla stations around 1:20 pm today.

Shende, a native of Vijaywadi in Solapur, sustained injuries after getting hit by the Hyderabad DN Express, en route from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) to Hyderabad Deccan Nampally.

After being notified about the incident, Kurla railway police station officials visited the spot and shifted the body to Rajawadi hospital for a post mortem.

Meanwhile, an accidental death report under Section 174 (unnatural death) of the CrPC has been registerd at the Kurla Railway police station. The Local Arms unit has also been notified about the Shende’s demise.

Further details about the incident are awaited.

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