The Sensex of the BSE opened at 36,441.46 from its previous close at 36,347.08 on Tuesday as investors were cautious of the ongoing Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that was expected to raise interest rates that has kept the sentiments tepid, analysts said.

Hamid Ansari, 33, who was arrested in 2012 for illegally entering Pakistan from Afghanistan, was released from a jail in Peshawar on Tuesday for repatriation. He reportedly entered Pakistan to meet a girl he had befriended online.

According to reports, victim was on her scooty when two men on a bike intercepted and grabbed her. They then took her to a secluded spot on the poiya ghat and attacked her.