TCS techie jumps out of auto to escape kidnapping bid in Mumbai
A 24-year-old TCS employee is still critical and battling for her life in Jupiter Hospital near Mumbai. Swapnali Lad, suffered serious injuries, when she jumped to safety from a moving auto-rickshaw in Thane after the driver allegedly tried to kidnap her, police said.
The incident took place on August 1 when Swapnali, a TCS employee, was on her way back to her home. Around 9.15 pm, she boarded a rickshaw at the Kapurbawdi Naka to go to her residence at Kolshet, senior Police Inspector S S Kadam, Kapurbawdi Police Station told PTI.
When the driver instead of proceeding to the destination, turned the rickshaw towards Bhiwandi, the girl got scared, Kadam said, adding, she raised an alarm and jumped out of the vehicle in which she wounded her head and stomach badly.
The girl was immediately rushed to the hospital and has been unconscious ever since. She has undergone two major surgeries till now.
The police has registered a case under sections 364 and 511 of the IPC based on a complaint by her father Nitin Lad and a manhunt has been launched for the unidentified rickshaw driver.