Monday, April 10, 2017

Robbers strike at Patna Rajdhani, 7 cops suspended

Patna, April 9, 2017: One Railway Protection Force assistant sub inspector (ASI) and six jawans of Railway Protection Security Force (RPSF) were suspended following theft-cum-robbery incident in the Patna bound Rajdhani Express on Sunday.

Sources said miscreants struck in the A4, B7 and B8 coaches of the 12310 New Delhi-Rajendra Nagar Rajdhani Express in between Mughalsarai and Buxar section of the East Central Railway in the wee hours of Sunday and decamped with cash, jewellery and other valuables lakh of rupees from about a dozen of passengers when the rain made an unscheduled halt at Gahmar due to some technical snag in the signaling system.

Passengers have lodged complaints at Government Railway Police (Patna Junction) and the case was later referred to Superintendent of Railway Police (Allahabad).
Police are probing into the matter keeping all aspects open regarding possible involvement of coach attendant and other railway employees in the incident.

Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

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