Infosys techie death: Staffer’s body found naked in restroom on company’s premises

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Updated: May 31, 2017 7:22 PM

An Infosys employee was found dead on the company's premises at the Special Economic Zone near Chennai on Wednesday.

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An Infosys employee was found dead on the company’s premises at the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) near Chennai on Wednesday. The employee was identified as Illayaraja (30) of Dindivanam. His body was naked at the time he was found lying dead in a restroom on the company’s premises, reports The Hindu quoting Chengalpattu Taluk police. The Police said they received the information regarding the incident on Wednesday morning from the company. His body was sent for post-mortem at Chengalpattu Medical College Hospital.

The Chengalpattu Taluk police have registered a case of death under mysterious circumstances and started a probe into the matter. During initial investigation, it was found that the deceased was last seen by his colleagues on May 30 in the office during the morning shift period.

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The Wednesday incident was reported around four months after the murder of an Infosys software engineer, Rasila Raju, in her office in Pune. Rasila, who belonged to Kozhikode in Kerala, was found dead in a conference room on the ninth floor of the company’s building on January 29 while she was working at the Pune development centre of Infosys at the Hinjewadi IT Park. After the incident, Infosys had said it would revamp its security measures across its campuses to ensure a safe working environment for its employees.

Meanwhile, in another tragic incident, a 23-year-old techie was shot dead at her apartment in Noida on Wednesday. Identified as Anjali Rathour, the girl was a trainee engineer and belonged to Jagadhri near Yamuna Nagar in Haryana. In the morning at 6:34 am, the girl was shot in the head at Shatabdi Rail Vihar, a residential society in Sector 62 of Noida, which led to her death, reports Hindustan Times. Though the entire incident has been captured on a CCTV camera installed at the scene, the police have not been able to identify the culprit yet. However, the family member has alleged a friend of her hailing from Etawah in Uttar Pradesh to kill their daughter.

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