Screen Reader Access Skip to Main Content Font Size   Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
Indian Railway main logo
Search :
View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

About Us

News & Recruitment

Tenders

Construction Projects

Commercial ,Freight Information & Public Information

For IR Personnel

Contact Us

 
Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
QUICK LINKS
Press Release No. 16521-07-2020
Hubballi
Press Release No. 165, SWR RAILWAY PROTECTION TEAM BUSTED A GANG INVOLVED IN THEFTS OF BATTERIES FROM RAILWAY COACHES

प्रेस विज्ञप्तिPress Release No. 165  Dt: 16.07.2020

SWR RAILWAY PROTECTION TEAM BUSTED A GANG INVOLVED IN THEFTS OF BATTERIES FROM RAILWAY COACHES

Sleuths of Railway Protection force of Bengaluru Division today nabbed 6 members of a gang who were involved in theft of Batteries from Railway coaches stabled at Golahalli station.  Based o­n the complaint lodged by the Electrical Branch of SWR/Bengaluru Division that batteries of AC coaches had gone missing o­n 02.07.2020, the RPF Sleuths started investigation.RPF team was o­n the lookout for a gang, who was stealing Railway property around Yesvantpur.

A team of RPF personnel headed by Sri. A.K.Tiwari, IPF/YPR and Sri R.D.Samudre, CI/CIB were o­n the lookout for this gang of thieves.  With sustained efforts& raids with inputs from local intelligence network, two members of the Gang were arrested from Islampur.  The third accused was nabbed o­n 9.7.2020 from Golahalli.  For further investigation, members of the gang were taken into custody for 6 days from Hon’ble Special Economic Offence Court Bengaluru and o­n interrogation, further leads were obtained.  Based o­n the leads given by the arrested, 2 more of the gang members who had fled to Tumakuru were arrested at Islampur o­n 14.07.2020.

Further o­n source information, the special task force raided the premises of  o­ne of the Gang members who received the Batteries at Mawalli area Lalbagh and 15 Railway Batteries stolen from Golahalli Railway Station bearing Railway Mark were retrieved. The 6th member of the gang was arrested and produced to Hon’ble Court through video conference. The Sleuths recovered batteries belonging to Railway worth Rs 2.76 lakhs.

Shri A. K. Singh, GM/SWR congratulated the RPF team at Bengaluru Division for their timely recovery of the stolen property and lauded their dedication in preserving and protecting Railway property from thefts and miscreants.



                                                                                           Chief Public Relations Officer

                                                                              South Western Railway, Hubballi





  SWR Personnel-Web Mail | Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.