- Apprehended 1829 Criminals involved in various crimes.
- 57 Luggage Lifters, 33 Snatchers, 02 pickpockets, 06 offenders against crime on women & 04 human trafficker.
- 314 persons including minor, senior citizens & women rescued.
- 518 Left Behind Cases valued worth 2.93 Crores retrieved.
- 106 Touts arrested, 140 arrested in involvement on contraband transportation.
Bhubaneswar (Kalinga Voice) : Railway Protection Force (RPF) of East Coast Railway (ECoR) geared up its machinery for special drive against offenders during train journey and in Railway premises. Strict action will be taken against the violators of Railway Rules where 1829 offenders are arrested.
RPF of ECoR consistently on job to aware passengers for safe train journey apart from Cleanliness, Rescue of Children & Women, Retrieving Left Behind luggage, maintaining Covid protocols and security during train journey.
During 2021, i.e. from 1st January to 31st December, 2021; RPF of East Coast Railway has arrested 370 criminals involved in various criminal activities at Stations, Rail premises and during train journey and handed over to Govt. Railway Police (GRP) for further action as per law & order. Apart from this 102 Criminals apprehended, those include, 57 Luggage lifters, 33 Gold Ornament & Mobile Snatchers, 02 Pick pockets, 06 offenders involved in crime against women and 04 human trafficker.
Similarly, RPF arrested 106 touts involved in unauthorised booking of Train Tickets illegally and having cyber crime. RPF has also deactivated 931 fake IDs and seized Train Tickets worth Rupees 53.82 Lakhs.
Apart from this, 140 criminals have also been arrested in 86 cases for transporting contraband items in Train and seized contrabands valued Rupees about 95 Lakhs. These apart, 8138 persons have also been arrested for violating Railway Rules and fined of Rupees 18.40 lakhs have been realised. 370 persons have been arrested combating of crime affecting Railway property. In 182 cases, Railway property worth Rupees 43.97 lakhs have been realised.
Marching ahead towards Safety & Security of Train Passengers, RPF ECoR has escorted 30156 Mail/Express Trains by utilising 110860 manpowers. During the escorting of Trains, RPF have rescued 314 passengers that includes minor children, women & senior citizens. Apart from this, RPF have retrieved 518 Left behind luggage cases valued worth Rupees 2.93 Crores and handed over to concerned passengers with proper acknowledgement and verification.
In the project ‘Meri Saheli’, 68 trains in ECoR jurisdiction ( 18 of ECoR and 50 passing through trains) were adopted where lady passengers travelling alone are assisted from originating to destination Stations and in enroute to ensure their security. During the period 29660 lady passengers travelling alone were assisted.