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Woman found dead inside train in Berhampur, husband detained

Youth's body found under mysterious circumstances

Berhampur: Body of a woman was recovered under mysterious circumstances inside a compartment of Puri-Okha Express at the Berhampur Railway Station on Saturday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Sujata Swain (27) of Bangarada village under Gangapur police limits in Ganjam district.

According to police, the deceased was staying with her husband Krushna Chandra Nayak (31) and a two-year-old son in Surat. The trio was returning home by Okha-Puri Express train as the husband decided to admit her in the MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur after her health deteriorated.

The woman was ill for the last few days. While the couple was on the way to Berhampur on Friday, Sujata succumbed to her illness inside the train compartment about 7 pm.

After the train arrived at Berhmapur station in the morning on Saturday, the husband and his family members brought the body out of the compartment.

However, the GRP personnel detained the man for interrogation. The body has been seized and sent for post-mortem.

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