Auto driver stabs woman to death at Gurgaon Metro station

Gurgaon, Oct 24 (IANS) A woman from Meghalaya was stabbed to death by an auto-rickshaw driver at a Metro station here on Monday, the local police said.

Pinki, 33, hailing from Shillong in Meghalaya, was stabbed about eight to 10 times by 25-year-old Jitendra Kumar from Uttar Pradesh at M.G. Road Metro Station here, the police said.

Jitendra, who ran an auto-rickshaw here, was “closely known” to Pinki who worked at a beauty parlour in Delhi’s Rohini area. She used to take his autorickshaw to commute in the past.

“The man was waiting for her at the Metro station. He stabbed her multiple times and also slit her throat. He later sat on the ground and was handed over to the police by the public there,” a police officer told IANS.

Maan Singh, Pinki’s husband, told the media that she was followed and harassed by Jitendra Kumar.

Maan Singh claimed he was talking to Pinki over phone at the time of the attack and she told him that she was being followed by Jitendra Kumar.

The police are investigating.