A man snatched a seven-month-old baby from his mother onboard the Delhi-Farakka Express and threw him out of the running train near the Gosainganj railway station in India.
Following the incident on Wednesday, passengers thrashed the man and handed him over to the police. The train only stopped once it had got to the next station. Immediately, a search team was formed to locate the toddler but he was not found.
Government Railway Police (GRP) in-charge, Ayodhya, Subedar Yadav said: “The accused, Kamlesh of Samastipur (Bihar) it seems is mentally unstable. The complainant, Uma Burman, hails from Dakshin Dinajpur in West Bengal.”
According to the co-passengers, the accused offered the mother to calm the child who was crying and before anyone could realise what was happening, he walked towards the door and flung the toddler out of the train.