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Slain constable's daughter stood tearless

By Patcy N in Mumbai
November 27, 2008 23:29 IST
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Head Constable Murlidhar Laxman Chaudhary of the Rapid Action Force was killed on Wednesday in the gunfire at the Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus station.

Chaudhary was given a guard of honour at CST station in the presence of Somaya Raghvan, general manager (Railway) and  KP Chaturvedi  Additional director general of the  Railway Police Force.

                      

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His daughter Priyanka was also present at the ceremony. 24-year-old Priyanka stays in Mumbai along with her maternal uncle at Malad. Her younger brother who is studying in ninth grade stays with her mother and father in Ambernath. Chaudhary would commute daily from Ambernath to CST station.

Priyanka had last met her father on Sunday as he met her once a week at her uncle's house.

Priyanka got information of her father's demise late on Wednesday night. She immediately rushed to Ambernath but when she realized her father's corpse would not be taken to Ambernath and she would have to wait till all the formalities are completed.

Priyanka had still not spoken to her mother and was not aware of her condition. The cremation is scheduled to take place on Thursday night.

Priyanka stood still and tearless while the ceremonies were completed.

Video: Reuben NV

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