ALERT RPF STAFF SEIZES ILLICIT LIQUOR
Railway Protection Force staff during their routine check in trains and at station premises, have noticed following irregularities and took action under Railways Act.
1. LIQUOR BOTTLES SEIZED AT BENGALURU CANTT.
On 28.05.2021 at about 7:45 hrs on-duty Chandrashekhar, Assistant Sub Inspector and Rakesh Maurya, Constable, Bengaluru Cantonment found 04 bags in suspicious manner at Platform No. 2 of Bengaluru Cantonment. on enquiry with passengers, its owner was identified by name Shri Sukanta Das, aged 36 years, S/o Shyamsundar Das, R/o Dakshin Pada, Deb Nagar, P.S. Namkahana, Deb Nagar South, 24 Parganas, West Bengal. He was about to board Train No. 06526 Island Express from KSR Bengaluru to Trivandrum Central. on suspicion, the bags were checked and found liquor of different brand without any proper bill and he accepted that he purchased the same from a shop at Jakkuru, Bengaluru in order to black market the same in Kerala state at higher rate.
Total 77 bottles, valued Rs. 26,433.83/-. The above person along with the liquor bottles were handed to Inspector, Excise Department, Bengaluru for further action as per procedure.
2. LIQUOR BOTTLES SEIZED AT VASCO
On 28.05.21, Narasimha Murthy, Assistant Sub Inspector, Castlerock with staff during escort duty of Train No. 08048 Vasco-da-gama – Howrah Express found one unclaimed bag between Vasco-da-gama - Madgaon containing 48 Nos. liquor bottles. The total value of Liquor was Rs. 1248/-. These Liquor bottles were seized and handed over to Excise Inspector at Vasco on 29.05.21 for further disposal.
3. LIQUOR BOTTLES SEIZED AT KULEM
On 29.05.2021 at about 05:21AM Shri R.M. Angadi, Head Constable, Castlerock received information from reliable source that liquor bottles are loaded in Goods Train from Kulem for illicit transport, Shri Parameshwer S. B Constable Castlerock on arrival of the goods train at, checked and found 3 Plastic bags full with liquor bottles. The total value of seized liquor is Rs. 8179/-. All liquor bottles will be handed over to Excise Dandeli for further process as per rules.