RPF nabs thief, hands over luggage to passengers

Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel of Secunderabad Division on Friday nabbed a thief and recovered and handed over luggage of passengers.

O­n April 1 at about 22.10 hrs Crime Prevention Detection Squad (CPDS) team, Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel while o­n confidential watch at the time of departure of Train no.17256 Narsapur Express from Platform No.1 at Secunderabad Railway Station noticed o­ne person getting down from S-3 coach from running train with o­ne bag at the end of Platform. Immediately, RPF Personnel detained him and o­n enquiry he revealed his name as Shivratri Nagesh S/o S. Mallaiah, aged 34 years R/o. Alwal, Ranga Reddy District. o­n checking the bag found a Laptop, o­ne reliance net connect Dongle, a motor cycle keys, o­ne diary having name Prasanna with a Mobile no written o­n it. The said person confessed that he had committed theft of the Laptop bag. RPF Personnel contacted Miss. Prasanna who revealed that she is travelling by S-3 Coach of Narsapur Express having reservation in berth No.30 from Secunderabad to Palakollu and further stated that her Laptop bag was stolen by o­ne person who was without left arm. The offender with Laptop bag was handed to Government Railway Police (GRP), Secunderabad for further action.

O­n April 1 o­ne passenger by name G K Behara who was travelling from Mumbai CSTM to Bhubaneswar by Train No.11019 Mumbai CSTM – Bhubaneswar Konark Express. During the journey o­n arrival of train at Secunderabad Railway Station he had got down and went outside of station for breakfast, when he returned to Platform, he noticed that the train has left. Immediately he boarded Train No.17035 Sirpurkazagnar Express and reached Kazipet and informed the matter to RPF, Kazipet Post. In turn they informed to RPF, Warangal post and Security Control by that time the train had already left Warangal. Then Sub Inspector, Warangal informed the matter to o­n duty picket RPF staff at Mahbubabad who attended the train o­n arrival at Mahbubabad station and recovered from S9 Coach passengers four luggage bags containing passport, documents and clothes and the same was handed over to the passengers under clear acknowledgement. Passengers appreciated the immediate action taken by Railway Protection Team in securing their luggage.  (NSS)