SCR’s RPF Team cracks down on Chain Snatchers

SECUNDERABAD: Crime Prevention and Detection Squad (CPDS) team of Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Secunderabad Railway Station cracked down chain snatchers during the confidential watch in the night at Route Relay Interlocking (RRI) cabin near Secunderabad Railway Station. Youth from different areas of twin cities involved in chain snatching incidents, Accused Nalla Rakesh, age: 21 yrs, S/o Surender, R/o Near safari function Hall, water worker quarters, sallemnagar, Malakpet, Hyderabad and accused Gajula Rajesh, Age: 17 yrs, S/o Pochaiah, R/o Balaji Nagar, Pragathi Nagar, Dammaiaguda were involved in snatching incident occurred on 14th June, 2017 in Train No. 12710 Simhapuri Express and recovered 36 grams of gold worth Rs. 1,00,000/- and registered a case against them. Accused Surram Sravan Kumar @ chintu, S/o Raju, Age: 21 yrs, Caste- SC Madiga, Occupation-Electricin, R/o H. No.3-717-99, Lalbazar, Trimulgiri, Secunderabad and accused Korodu Mahesh @ Ganga Baba, age: 18 yrs, S/o Suresh Kumar, R/o Perumal temple Lalbazar were involved in snatching incident on 24th June, 2017 in Train No. 07471 Special and recovered 45 grams of Gold worth Rs.1,25,000/- and registered a case against them.

Electronic Surveillance helps nab Notorious Criminal – Leads to recovery of Valuables over Rs. 20 Lakhs

WARANGAL/VIJAYAWADA/SECUNDERABAD: The third eye of Railway Security, CCTV surveillance came to the fore in nabbing a notorious criminal whose occupation is to travel as a passenger in air conditioned coaches of express trains and de-camp enroute with the co-passengers luggage.

The culprit , Harish Kumar Jain , aged 34 years and a resident of Vijayawada was identified by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) on the basis of CCTV footage and nabbed today i.e. 13th July 2017.

Going into the details of a sensational incident reported at Warangal Railway Station, the RPF received information from their escorting counter-part RPF staff of Train No.12737 Kakinada-Secunderabad Gautami Express of 2nd July 2017, through the Divisional RPF Security Control Room that one lady passenger by name Smt A.S.Radhika, travelling from Kakinada to Secunderabad in AC First class coach lost her trolley bag containing gold weighing around 44 gms  and silver ornaments weighing around 700 gms. The RPF swung into action immediately and verified the CCTV footage and zeroed in on a person moving on the foot over bridge at Vijayawada suspiciously with 2 trolley bags. The victim identified the person as the one who travelled along with her in the train. The information was immediately flashed to all RPF and GRP stations.

This led to the arrest of the criminal by the GRP at Warangal today, which enabled recovery of 534.5 gms of Gold Ornaments and 1.5 Kgs of Silver Ornaments besides some electronic items, totally valued at Rs. 20.10 Lakhs. 13 cases are registered against the criminal at various GRP stations.