Decomposed Migrant Worker’s Body Found In Train’s Toilet

Decomposed Migrant Worker’s Body Found In Train's Toilet

The decomposed body of a migrant worker was found at a Jhansi railway yard. The worker left from Jhansi to Gorakhpur via Shramik special train. The body found four days after the worker left.

The officials found the body lying in the toilet. They found the body while they were cleaning the train at a train yard in Jhansi.

The deceased person found to be Mohan Lal Sharma (37), a resident of Basti district in UP. His identity revealed via Aadhar card found near his body. He used to work at a factory in Mumbai. 

 Government Railway Police (GRP) officials said that the body had decomposed in the four days that it was lying unattended inside the train toilet. Officials said that a post mortem will be conducted on the body on Friday. He was returning to his hometown due to the lockdown across the country.

In The Toilet The Decomposed Body Found With A Bad Smell

Anjana Verma, Jhansi’s GRP Inspector told The Indian Express, as reported, that they were informed about an unidentified body being found at the train yard on Wednesday (May 27). The Indian Express further reported that GRP officials received information on Wednesday around 10 pm. GRP officials then rushed to the site along with the medical team. In the toilet, the decomposed body found with a bad smell, the report added. The report further said, “His face had swollen and we had kept the body at the mortuary.”

Verma said that Mohan had come from Mumbai and used to work there in a factory. “After reaching Jhansi from Mumbai, he had gone to Gorakhpur in another train and we have found a ticket from his pocket which was for May 23. He had left at 11.40 am on May 23 and the empty train returned to Jhansi on May 27 at 7.30 pm. The door of the toilet was also not locked properly and we have also found Rs 27,000 cash from the body,” said Inspector Verma.

“The body was found when the train was being sanitized by officials,” said the officer.


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