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Infosys engineer murdered in office, security guard arrested
25-year-old K Rasila Raju was found dead in her office in Pune on Sunday.

Raju, who used to work with Infosys was found to have been strangled with a computer cable at her office.

Raju, a native of Kerala was found dead near her desk at her workstation on the ninth floor of the Infosys office in the Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park in Hinjewadi last night.

The police have arrested a security guard of the building in connection with the case but the motive of the murder has not been confirmed yet. The Police have said that though they have information regarding the motive behind the murder, they will disclose the details only after a detailed probe is completed into the case. The 26-year-old security guard has been identified as Bhaben Saikia, a native of Assam and was arrested from Mumbai.

Raju had come to work on Sunday for a project that involved two of her teammates from the Bengaluru office as well. The team was working online for the project. As per various reports, Raju had been working since 3 pm and had been in touch with her colleagues from the Bengaluru office.

The murder came to light when in the evening, her supervisor in Bengaluru tried to call her but received no response. The supervisor then called the security department of the office and asked the security guard to check on the engineer. When the security guard went to check on her, he found her unconscious in the conference room with a wire around her neck.

The Police have said that Raju was found with an injury on her face and strangulation marks on the neck. They are also examining the CCTV footage of the office building to establish the sequence of the events that led to the murder.

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