Beggar drags passenger to his death in front of train because he refused to give him moneyBy Mason White 12:46 PM October 16, 2015
|Train station illustration|
By: Chan Yuan
A passenger was pushed to his death in front of a moving train after refusing to give a beggar money, police in India said.
Auraiya police said that the beggar held on to the passenger as he jumped in front of the speeding train, causing their deaths.
The incident unfolded at the Phafoond train station on Tuesday night.
According to the police investigation, the passenger identified as Sarvesh Kumar, was waiting for a train on platform 2 when the 25-year-old beggar asked him for money.
Sarvesh refused and the beggar left. After a few minutes, the beggar returned and began hurling abuses at Kumar. When a train approached, he dragged Kumar onto the tracks in front of the speeding train.
Both died at the scene around 10:30 p.m. There were numerous passengers at the scene, but no one tried to help.