Woman, child found dead on Mungul railway track





The bodies of a mother and child were found lying in a pool of blood on a railway track near Mungul on Wednesday

According to Konkan railway police, the body of Padmavati Chawan (24) a resident of Hubli along with her 3-year-old child Shivany was found on a railway track near Mungul. Police said that the deceased is married and her husband runs a shop at Colva. The husband is an alcoholic said police.

A passerby who saw the two bodies informed the Konkan railway police. A police team rushed to the site and found that they were dead.

Police said that it is a case of suicide, however no suicide note was found near the site. Sub divisional magistrate (SDM) Margao visited the place and conducted the panchanama. Police said that since she died within seven years of her marriage the sub divisional magistrate is conducting an inquiry into the case. Her husband was called for questioning at the police station.