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Infosys techie stabbed to death on Pune campus, security guard arrested

Infosys techie stabbed to death on Pune campus, security guard arrested :- On Monday, the Police arrested a security guard in connection with the murder of a 25-year-old Infosys engineer. The Infosys engineer was found strangled with a computer cable at her workplace a day before.

On Monday, Police teams picked up Bhaben Saikia who is a 26-year-old native from Assam working as a watchman at the Pune Infosys campus, from Mumbai.

Senior Inspector Arun Waikar said that currently, he is being brought to Pune. Saikia worked with a private security firm.

The victim, Rasila Raju OP, was found dead late on Sunday evening on the ninth floor of Infosys’ facility in phase II of the Hinjewadi IT park near Pune.

On Monday, the tech giant – Infosys tweeted that we are deeply saddened & shocked by the tragedy at Pune DC. Our hearts go out to our colleague’s family in this time of grief.

Police said that they were working on some crucial leads and were confident of cracking the case after scanning through CCTV footage.

The police said that Infosys officials told them Rasila had the day off on Sunday, but had come in to work on a project and was in touch with colleagues at the company’s Bengaluru office.

But when her supervisor in Bangalore could not get through to her over phone late on Sunday, someone in the Hinjewadi office was asked to check on her.

Assistant Police commissioner – Vaishali Jadhav said that when her colleagues came to her workstation, they found her lying on the floor with a computer wire around her neck. The techie was hit hard at the face before being strangled.

Police said that the post-mortem of the victim Infosys engineer had been postponed on the request of victim’s family, who hailed from Kerala and were on their way to Pune. Another official said that we will carry out post mortem once the family of Rasila reaches here.

Jadhav said that Rasila had come to office at around 3 pm. Around 10 pm, we received call from Infosys about her body lying on the floor near her work station.

In the last two moths, this is the second murder of a woman techie in Pune. In the month of December 2016, Antara Das, 23-year-old techie from Kolkata working with Capgemini near Pune, was stabbed to death while returning from work late in the evening.