​Concern, shock, silence in Sec 62 society after techie’s homicide​ | Noida Information


There was a pall of concern and silence over Shatabdi Rail Vihar in Noida’s Sector 62 once we visited the housing society yesterday. Only a day earlier than, the society was shocked when the dramatic homicide of 23-year-old trainee engineer Anjali Rathour got here to gentle – hazy CCTV footage from the early hours of Wednesday captured an unidentifiable man chasing her down within the parking zone and taking pictures her point-blank. The police suspect a former classmate, Ashvini Yadav, since there have been two calls to her cellphone from his quantity proper earlier than she got here all the way down to the block’s parking zone a bit of after 6.30am on Might 31.

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The spot within the parking zone the place Anjali was shot (BCCL/ Lokesh Kashyap)

The spot within the parking zone the place Anjali was shot (BCCL/ Lokesh Kashyap)
Neighbours say they do not know the ‘PG women’ effectively and had little interplay together with her, however are actually scared, particularly to let children step out alone. There are additionally murmurs about ending the ‘PG system’ within the society- not permitting homeowners to hire out their flats to single younger individuals.
Mujhe nahin dekhni woh jagah: Resident who discovered her
On Thursday morning, few residents have been keen to step out of their houses; kids didn’t exit to play both. A neighbour, who lives on the fifth flooring of the block Anjali lived in, was too scared to go by and even take a look at the spot the place she was shot – this woman was among the many individuals who first discovered Anjali within the block’s parking zone. “Mujhe nahin dekhni woh jagah,” she insisted.
Recounting the occasions of Wednesday morning, the neighbour instructed us, “We have been doing yoga and returning round 6.30am. Somebody was ready for the carry to reach, however as he appeared again, he noticed the woman mendacity down on the ground, and he or she was respiration. The person stated, ‘Dekhiye dekhiye, koi ladki behosh padi hai.’ We weren’t capable of acknowledge her, however she was respiration on the time so we thought we must always take her to the hospital. We known as the police and thought we would watch for them, however five-ten minutes handed they usually hadn’t arrived, so we determined to take her to the hospital ourselves. In the meantime, one other woman got here down and handed us. We requested her if she knew the unconscious woman, and he or she instantly acknowledged her and alerted her different flatmates. We took her to the hospital that is proper subsequent door, however when the physician got here out to the automotive, he instructed us immediately that she’d expired. Baaki yeh toh hai ki PG toh band kar denge. PG chaahe ladkon ka ho, chaahe ladkiyon ka, dono mein hello doubt rehta hai. Pata nahin kab kya ho jaye.”

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Yahan dehshat bhara mahaul hai: Residents
A neighbour residing on the identical flooring as Anjali spoke to us on situation of anonymity and stated, “Yahan dehshat bhara mahaul hai abhi. Everyone seems to be in shock that this occurred and nobody heard something. That is the primary time one thing like this has occurred right here – there are thefts, however nobody has been killed. Naturally, darr toh lagega hello. I can not go from right here to there even on my flooring, I’m not even sending my children out.” The neighbour additionally stated they didn’t know any of the ‘PG women’ in any respect. “We do not know the one folks residing right here in any respect – we nonetheless have some interplay with different households. Baat begin bhi karne se pehle hum sochte hain ki kaise log hain, kya hai,” she instructed us. “I am questioning how she did not even scream when she noticed the pistol. How can this be? There are such a lot of folks within the park that point of the morning – the park is bustling 5am onwards, and nobody heard something?”

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“I have been very upset since yesterday- it occurred so near my home, it is fairly surprising. Bas mann kar raha hai ki mujhe woh ladka dikhe toh major goli maar doon. My children additionally reside on their very own on hire in Faridabad, so we’re additionally apprehensive now. Youngsters are additionally not happening to the park right here. Nobody feels secure. The place appears abandoned – it is so eerie,” stated one other neighbour.

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“Society ka mahaul kharaab ho gaya hai. Chhote chhote bachchon ko humein bhi ghar se bahar bhejne mein darr toh lagega hello. Aaj tak aisa kuch nahin hua,” stated TR Kumar, a senior citizen who lives there.
Band kar denge PG tradition: Society workplace supervisor
One of many fallouts of the surprising homicide has been the notion amongst residents that the ‘PG children’ are in some way accountable for all this. Dhirendra Kumar Pandey, supervisor of the society workplace, echoed what a number of the residents have begun to say about not renting their flats to singles, and instructed us, “Yeh band kar denge PG tradition. Sab apne kaam se kaam rakhte hain. We have by no means interacted a lot with the PG children. Jo obligation wala hai, woh obligation jaata hai, wapis aata hai. We can have a gathering and can in all probability shut the PGs right here. We now have a society of households right here. We by no means know what’s occurring in PGs.”

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Ladies who reside on hire within the society ask how the dying is their fault, and why they need to be anticipated to maneuver out (BCCL/ Lokesh Kashyap)

Ladies who reside on hire within the society ask how the dying is their fault, and why they need to be anticipated to maneuver out (BCCL/ Lokesh Kashyap)
Single tenants ask, hamari kya galti hai ismein?
Nevertheless, the singles, lots of them women, who reside in society flats on hire, say the ‘picture’ is unjustified, and it’s absurd to imagine that crime has something to do with their presence in a society. Khushboo Gupta, who lives on hire in the identical society, asks how – and why – they’re presupposed to search for new lodging if homeowners determine to evict them. “Itne achhe se modify ho gaye thay hum. Ab naya makaan dekhenge toh pata nahi kaise settle ho payenge wahan pe. Humari kya galti hai ismein agar yeh ho gaya toh?” She says they’re as upset about the entire incident as everybody else. “I got here again very late and bought to know that this has occurred. I noticed the CCTV footage in studies too, nevertheless it’s not clear. We do not roam round within the society however we’re nonetheless very scared. Jab bahar nikalte hain toh incident aankhon ke saamne aata hai – how she should have run, how she should have been shot. I could not sleep all night time desirous about this, time and again,” Khushboo says.

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Jyoti Shukla, who stays on hire within the society (BCCL/ Lokesh Kashyap)

Jyoti Shukla, who stays on hire within the society (BCCL/ Lokesh Kashyap)
Kaushiki Mishra, one other woman who lives within the society, stated, “After I was passing by and noticed the police, I believed it was odd, however I ignored it. The best way we reside right here, nobody has any time to talk to anybody else. Everybody has their very own timings and shifts. However we expect that this might need a nasty impression on the picture of different PG women staying over right here. It’s potential that the residents assume that PGs have an effect on the society’s ‘picture’ adversely and may not enable us to remain right here on hire. My elder brother known as and he stated ki beta, ab iss society se niklo aur jab tak reh rahe ho, apna dhyaan rakho. Everybody’s households are telling them to be secure, to concentrate on their work or research and search for different lodging. Itne dare hue hain hamare dad and mom. They hold telling us to not step out. I have not even instructed my mom what has occurred right here, she’ll get very scared.”

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