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MCDO for the Month of December/2021:

(I.) Sustained drives against touting activities in SWR:-

1. Touting:  

     During the month under review, Special teams were constituted to workout illegal selling of e-tickets and illegal software by analysis of PRABAL Data. Special teams conducted raids at different Travel Agencies/Agents all over Karnataka and Goa, who were engaged in touting activities and detected 14 cases with arrest of 14 touts under Section 143 of Railways Act and seized 58 No’s of live reserved tickets valued Rs. 82,756/-, 430 No's of used tickets  valued  Rs. 5,74,614/-.

2. Patrolling by mobile teams (wherever deployed) every hour in vestibule trains

     On an average 42 to 45 Spl/Mail/Exp. trains are escorted by 80 to 85 RPF personnel over SWR. Further, RPF personnel deployed for escorts are patrolling in trains and interacting with passengers.  Besides, the teams keep watch on passengers carrying safety hazardous articles and follow covid-19 protocols.

3. My Mask My Pride:

     Under this initiative drive called at Bengaluru by RPF is launched wherein masks are distributed free of cost and awareness campaign for wearing masks is launched. Maskfi Kiosks are set up for encouraging people to click selfie’s with masks.

4. Meri Saheli:

      To ensure maximum safety and security of women passengers on trains, Railways Protection Force (RPF) collects the seat/berth numbers of the single/alone female passengers and shares them with RPF personnel deployed at corresponding stations for their security & safety in en-route.  At the destination, a feedback from the identified passengers is collected for corrective response.  MeriSaheli members also help women passengers in availing auto rickshaws, bus services, and carrying belongings of elderly and needy passengers.  In SWR, presently this operation has been implemented in 29 identified trains and ensures covid-19 protocols are being followed by passengers in a polite manner.

5.1.Crime control:

 (Top 5 categories of crime on the Zonal Railway based on average of 3 years and crime against women).

Sl

No.

Description of crime

Cases registered

during     the

month

Cumulative Number during last 3 years 

2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 up to  Dec)

Action taken

1

RP(UP) Act

05

238

Legal action initiated

2

Prosecution under Rlys Act

2566

89019

Legal action initiated

3

Prosecution of unauthorized persons  entry into female coaches

02

3014

Legal action initiated

4

Crime against passengers ( High value cases of ToPB, Dacoity, Robbery, Drugging)

           02

222

Under investigation by concerned GRP (law and order)

5

Crime against Women passenger i.e  rape, molestation, eve-teasing & harassment of women passengers

-

13

Action is being taken by GRP

 

 (II.) Initiative action by RPF:

(1) Arrest of criminals involved in crime against passengers and handed over to GRP: 02

 

a.   On 04.12.2021. Shri. M.C.Raghunatha ASIPF/YNK (Yalahanka) with staff at Yelahanka railway station apprehended a TOPB offender Gangaraj, aged 26 years, S/o. Ranganatha, R/o. Bodhimorillu, Gauribidanur, Chikkaballpur with a Vivo Mobile valued Rs.10,000/-. Further, a call was received on said mobile from a lady Bhoye Priya Kumari Sanjaya bhai, W/o. Hardik Bhai, R/o, Gujarat; she was travelling from DR-SBC (Dadar-Bangaluru) her phone was missing at YNK (Yalahanka) Railway Station. Subsequently, the accused person and mobile phone was handed over to RPSI/YPR. A case has been registered vide no.61/2021 u/s 379 IPC.

 

b.APPREHENSION OF FAKE RPF SUB-INSPECTOR AT BANGALORE CITY RAILWAY STATION.

On 08.12.2021, RPF/Bengaluru arrested one outsider Kamales Kumbar, aged 23 years, S/o. Dundappa,R/o. Ward No.08, Mugalkod, Mudol-Tq, Bagalkot-District who was impersonating himself as RPF Sub-Inspector at Bengaluru City Railway station and GRP/SBC registered a vide Cr.No. 145/2021 u/s 170, 463 and 464 IPC. The case is under investigation.                                    


(2)Operation Amanat, Recovery of Passengers' belongings by RPF- There by safeguarding passengers' belonging from reaching criminal elements:

On 37 occasions RPF personnel recovered leftover items of passengers valued Rs. 8,40,285/- (approx.) and restored to genuine passengers:-

Bags

Laptop

Mobile

Phones

Cash

Gold /silver

Camera

Electronic items

I-pad

Etc

Total V/Rs.

25

05

09

38,800

50 grams gold

Power bank, Headphones, Chargers, 06 CCTV camera , etc

-

ATM, Aadhar

cards,  PAN cards,

 documents, clothes, Spectacles

etc.

8,40,285/-