• Thu. Jul 18th, 2024

Stolen passenger’s belongings worth around Rs. 1.74 lacs recovered by RPF of NFR 11 persons also apprehended

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of N.F. Railway, while conducting regular checks and drives within the zone between 29th to 31st August, 2023 apprehended 11 persons involved in theft of passenger’s belongings.

During this check at different stations and trains, they successfully recovered valuables worth approximately Rs. 1,74,600/- from railway stations at Katihar, Lumding, New Haflong & Guwahati.

In an incident on 29th August, 2023, RPF CPDS (Crime Prevention & Detection Squad) team of Katihar along with GRP/Katihar, during a routine check at Katihar railway station, apprehended 03 persons and recovered 03 mobile phones stolen from passengers worth Rs 32000/- approximately.

Later, the recovered mobile phones and the apprehended persons were handed over to Officer in Charge of GRP/Katihar for further necessary proceedings.

In another incident on 31st August, 2023, RPF team of Guwahati conducted a checking drive at Guwahati railway station and apprehended 01 person with a bag containing one gold chain, one gold ring and one mobile phone and other valuables worth around Rs 60,600/-. The items were stolen from a passenger of train no. 13175 (Sealdah – Silchar) Kanchanjungha Express.

Later, the recovered items and the apprehended person was handed over to Officer in Charge of GRP/Guwahati for further necessary proceedings.

Railway Protection Force (RPF), N.F. Railway always plays a dynamic role to provide full scale security to the rail users ranging from rescuing teenaged boys & girls, arresting touts, recovering narcotics or left behind & stolen baggages. They have also made commendable services to extend guidance and assistance to the rail users besides their task of ensuring security to the passengers. Railway passengers can dial 139 (Toll-free) if they come across any problem during their train journey.

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