दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे/ SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY प्रेस विज्ञप्ति/ Press Release No. 309 Dt: 01.09.2021
RAILWAY PROTECTION FORCE, BENGALURU ARRESTS AN IMPERSONATOR TRAVELLING IN LOCOMOTIVE
On 30.08.2021, based on information from an alert Railway Official, on board train no. 07209 Kakinada – KSR Bengaluru Express Special between Bangarpet-Bangalore Cantonment Railway stations, Sri P.K.Reddy Inspector, RPF & team detected a person by name Mr Lakshmi Narayana B. S who was wearing attire resembling that of a Railway Loco Pilot’s uniform. He was unable to establish his credentials properly and displayed suspicious behavior. The RPF team conducted further enquiry and have recovered a fake Identity Card, and some other documents such as fake duty card pass, and fake name badge. The accused had posed as an Assistant Loco Pilot, and has not been found to have handled the locomotive.
The said accused was arrested by RPF Bengaluru Division on 31.08.2021, and a case has been registered in Bangarpet Post under section 153 of Railway Act, 1989 (for the offence of traveling in locomotive/engine of the train and causing endangering to the safety of persons travelling by railway by willful act or omission) and a case has been registered by GRP under section 170,419,420,468 IPC dated 31.08.2021. The accused has been produced before the court and has been remanded to judicial custody. Further investigation is under progress.
Chief Public Relations Officer South Western Railway, Hubballi