SER RPF PERSONNEL REALISED AN AMOUNT OF RS 62.87 LAKHS & HUGE CONTRABAND GOODS
Kolkata, 28th July, 2018:
Railway Protection Force of South Eastern Railway has been playing active role in addressing security concerns and ensuring secured environment for passenger over the railways. The vast reserve of railway property is required to be protected by the RPF with utmost sincerity and alertness.With the increase in the quantum of traffic over the railways, incidence of theft and pilferage also spread over the railways. SER’s RPF team has successfully kept on guarding the railway property against theft and other crimes.
During the month of June 2018, SER’s RPF Personnel has done a lot of security work to foil the criminal activity over four Divisions of this railway. The key security activities during the month of June are given as under:-
·18 criminals were arrested for theft of passenger belongings at different stations over SER.
·43 numbers of bags and belongings were recovered. This apart 900 grams of opium, 25 kg Ganja, 240 bags of Bhang, 18 bottles of foreign liquor and 24 bundles of Kendu leaves were also realised.
·46 offenders were arrested under RP (UP) Act for unlawful possession of railway property and an amount of Rs. 2,57,820/-was realised.
·5500 offenders including 2 touts and 631 unauthorized venders/hawkers were booked under different sections of the Railway Act with realization of fine amounting to Rs. 11, 63, 810/-
·23,879 ticketless travellers were apprehended during the joint drives conducted by RPF and Commercial Department and an amount of Rs. 48,66,135/- was realized as fine from them.
·20 minor Boys and 22 minor Girls were rescued by RPF Personnel and handed over to their parents/NGO viz. child line etc.