The RPF personnel saved a woman's life. She was walking on the track while a train was approaching on the same track. Representational image/DC
Hyderabad: The Railway Protection force of South Central Railways has established leads in several criminal cases in January and February, together cited as the highest number after the ease of the nationwide lockdown.
The RPF cracked down 60 cases and arrested 61 offenders in these two months. The force rescued more than 139 children including 46 girls and 93 boys. It also recovered narcotics substances carried through trains, together worth Rs 52.79 lakh. As many as 12 persons involved in transporting narcotics have been arrested, it said.
Some 105 persons involved in thefts were arrested property worth Rs 3.50 lakh recovered in these two months.
This apart, it is providing escort service to 150 trains per day, apart from deployments of women RPF personnel in special trains and suburban trains. Regular drives are conducted against unauthorized passengers in Ladies coaches in SCR zone, under mission Mahila Suraksha.
The RPF personnel saved a woman’s life. She was walking on the track while a train was approaching on the same track. More than 1,365 complaints were received through Railmadad from passengers in distress, alongside grievances related to security, which all have been promptly resolved, the RPF claimed.
Stated Narsimha, Inspector, RPF, Secunderabad: "This is the biggest number recorded after the passenger train services resumed in the post-lockdown phase at the SCR Zone. We have advised all our officers to be polite but make sure no crime takes place."