Police in Pune say that a 25-year-old woman software engineer of Infosys was allegedly strangled to death by an unidentified person at her workstation in Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park in Hinjawadi on Saturday.
K Rasila Raju, who hailed from Kerala, was allegedly strangulated with the help of a computer wire. The incident took place on the ninth floor of the Infosys building.
“The incident might have taken place around 5 PM but we received a call around 8 PM. Raju was employed as a software engineer by the firm,” Assistant Commissioner of Police Vaishali Jadhav said.
She said though it was Sunday, Rasila was working while her two teammates were online in Bengaluru.
“Her manager was trying to call her, but there was no response. The manager called and asked the security guard to go and check and when the security guard went to see her, she was found unconscious near her workstation,” the officer said.
A case of murder has been registered against an unidentified person and investigation is on.
Meanwhile, NDTV reported that the cops had arrested the security guard in connection with the murder.
(With PTI inputs)