Injured Bengal techie hopeful of molester's arrest

Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The braveheart techie, who jumped of a moving train to save herself from a molester and is recuperating from her injuries at a city nursing home, is hopeful that her tormentor will be caught very soon, her family members said Tuesday.

The 25-year-old, working with an IT major in the city, received serious injuries after she jumped off the train Sunday to save herself from a molester who targeted her finding her alone inside a train compartment. The incident happened near Belur station in Howrah district.

"Her condition is stable now and she chatted briefly with us. She said she was hopeful police will apprehend the molester soon," said the victim's brother.

With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee intervening in the matter, the victim's brother is hopeful of getting justice.

"She (Banerjee) had called me on Sunday assuring all help. With her active intervention and police working round the clock, we are confident the man will be arrested soon," said the brother.

Meanwhile police, yet to make any headway in the case, said it was in the process of making sketches of the culprit.

"We have not been able to make any arrest so far. But then we are in process of reconstructing the crime. We will soon talk to the victim and based on her description we will release sketches of the culprit and circulate in all police stations. We will apprehend the culprit soon," said Aadditional Director General (Railways) Amar Kanti Sarkar.

Police, however, are yet to talk to victim who Tuesday underwent several medical tests.

"Today (Tuesday) she underwent several tests, the reports of which are awaited. The doctors have not yet said anything about discharging her. With her condition improving, the doctors will soon allow police to talk to her," added the brother.