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Stalin visits Swathi's home to pay condolences

Stalin expressed concerns over lack of progress in the case as the killer is yet to be identified and said Chennai was becoming increasingly unsafe for women.

Published: 27th June 2016 02:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th June 2016 02:02 PM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: The state opposition leader M K Stalin on Monday visited the house of S Swathi, the young woman who was murdered by at Nungambakkam railway station on Friday, to pay condolences to her family.

Stalin expressed concerns over lack of progress in the case as the killer is yet to be identified and said Chennai was becoming increasingly unsafe for women.

"The Government is not doing enough for women's safety, women feel unsafe even when they are at home." Stalin said. He also urged the state government to take immediate action and ensure that such crimes become a thing of the past.

Twenty four- year old Swathi was an Infosys employee and was dropped at the station by her father on June 24 as per her daily routine and while she was waiting for a train, a man hacked her to death in full public view. The killer is still at large but the police have managed to trace two CCTV images of him, investigations are on.

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