SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
COMMENDABLE PERFORMANCE OF RAILWAY PROTECTION FORCE OF SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
Kolkata, 8th February, 2021:
South Eastern Railway RPF (Railway Protection Force) personnel are playing a significant role in providing security of rail travellers as well as in guarding the railway property and its vital installations.
RPF personnel of this railway, in the month of January, 2021 have conducted regular drives against miscreants involved in theft of passenger belongings.Preventive measures have also been taken to control the theft of railway materials and booked consignments.
During the month of January, 2021, a total number of 46 miscreants were arrested under RP(UP) Act and Railway property worth Rs. 91,316/- was recovered.Moreover, 542 offenders were booked under different sections of the Railways Act and Rs. 1,90,150/- was realised as fine. Regular drives were also conducted by RPF and Commercial Department and 1290 ticketless travellers were detected and Rs 4,37,610/- was realised as fine.
120 left behind luggage of passengers was recovered by the RPF during the month and 95 cases of smoking in train were detected by RPF under Tobacco Act and a fine amounting to Rs.19,000/- was realised.
RPF personnel of S E Railway have taken active part to conduct 181 cleanliness drives and also removed 22 encroachments at various places in SER jurisdiction.
During the month of January, 2021, RPF personnel rescued 33 minor boys and 26 minor girls and the rescued minors were handed over to their relatives with proper verification and acknowledgement.