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(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 12 cases with arrest of 12 touts under Section 143 of Railways Act and seized 19 No’s of live reserved tickets valued Rs. 33001/-, 286  No's of used tickets  valued  Rs. 353247/-.

2.Patrolling by mobile teams (wherever deployed) every hour in vestibule trains:- On an average 40 to 45 Spl/Mail/Exp. trains are escorted by 120 to 130  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. The train escort staff had secured 02 mobiles V/Rs. 16500/- 01 Wallet with cash Rs. 4218/- secured and handed over to genuine passengers. Also, medical assistance to female passenger gave birth to female baby while her journey in Tr No. 12780 NZM-VSG Express, and 120 Railway Act offender apprehended by Train escort staff and also 02 TOPB offenders apprehended in Tr. No. 17415 Ex. TPTY-KOP Express.  

3.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.  Meri Saheli members also help women passengers in availing auto rickshaws, bus services, carrying belongings of elderly and needy passengers. In SWR, presently this operation has been implemented in 31 identified trains and ensure covid protocols are being followed by passengers in a polite manner.



4.Crime control:-

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



Description of crime

Cases registered

during     the current month

Cumulative Number during last 3 years 

2020, 2021 & 2022 up to  Feb-2022)

Action taken


RP(UP) Act



Legal action initiated


Prosecution under Rlys Act



Legal action initiated


Prosecution of unauthorized persons  entry into female coaches



Legal action initiated


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



Under investigation by concerned GRP (law and order)


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



Action is being taken by GRP

(II.) Initiative action by RPF:-

Arrest a Fake TTE in Tr. No. 173121 Ex. VSG-SJME Express:- On 03.06.2022,Sri. Rohit Dixit SIPF/VSG along with Sri. Shankar Naik ASIPF/VSG and staffs apprehended a fake TTE by name Shivanand Chavan age 24 years, S/o. Premising Chavan, R/o. H No. 2(A) Shishir Building Nofra, Vasco South Goa, Goa. Who was found collecting money from passengers in D-4 General coach of Train No. 17321 Ex: VSG-JSME Express, on searched, found Railway Reservation/ cancellation /requisition / form and receipt book in his possession.  After enquiry the detained person and seized records were  handed over to GRP/Vasco for legal action. In turn GRP/Vasco registered a case  in Cr No.. 02/2022 u/s 419 & 420 of IPC  and the case is under investigation.

Arrest of ToPB offender in Tr. No. 17415 Ex: TPTY-KOP Express:- On 13.06.2022, RPF Train escorting staff of Ballari apprehended 02 TOPB Criminals 1)Md. Nawaj, aged 24 years, S/o. Abdul Kareem, R/o. Ward No. 26 Baharpet, Badamakan, Chitradurga (KA) &  2) Jaffar Sherrif, aged 26 years, S/o. Abdul Rasheed, R/o. Ward No. 26 Baharpet, Badamakan, Chitradurga (KA) in Train No. 17415 Ex: TPTY-KOP Express and recovered passengers stolen items i.e. 01) Oppo Android mobile phone valued Rs.10,000/-, 02) Samsung Duo mobile phone valued Rs.1,500/-, 03) LAVA keypad mobile phone valued Rs.800/-, 04) DO keypad mobile phone valued Rs.800/-, 05) Cash of Rs. 3450/-, Total valued  Rs. 16550/- and  handed over to GRP/BAY. A case is registered vide Cr.No. 20/2022 u/s 379 IPC dated 13.06.2022 and the case is under investigation.

AHTU: On 28.06.2022, Sri. P. Ramesh, SIPF/SBC (Bengaluru) with AHTU/SBC team rescued a boy master Rahul Singh aged 15 years, S/O Inder Singh, R/0. Daikara, Jodhpur, Rajasthan state in Train No. 11301 Ex: CSMT-SBC Express at SBC (Bengaluru) Railway Station who was brought by his cousin Arjun singh, aged 32 years S/O. Bhanwar Singh, R/0. PurohitoKa bass, Lordi-Pandit Ji, Jodhpur, Rajasthan for labour work at Bengaluru. Further, the boy was handed over to child help line, BOSCO/Bangalore  and the person was handed to GRP/SBC for further action.

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


On 42 occasions RPF personnel recovered leftover items of passengers valued Rs. 8,37,585/-  (approx) and restored to genuine passengers:-






Gold /silver


Electronic items



Total V/Rs.







Power bank, Headphones, Chargers, jacket, LED TV etc

ATM, Aadhar

cards,  PAN cards, Camera, documents,

clothes,Spectacles, etc.



2.Operation Nanhe Farishte: Rescue of children from Railway premises/trains:

   During the month, 88 Runaway children’s i.e. 21 girls and 67 boys were rescued by RPF and handed over to NGO, Parents /relatives and Police.