RPF / NFR Arrest Thieves Extracting Oil From Diesel Engine

Railway Protection Force personnel of NFR has been successful in arresting person who are involved in various types illegal activities in railway premises. During the night of 6/7-08-2020, Personnel from the RPF Post / New Tinsukia acting on secret information conducted ambush check at New Tinsukia station yard. During this ambush check RPF team detected extraction of HSD oil from a stabled engine in the yard and was successful to apprehend 3 accused people along with the seizure of 2 nos. plastic can one containing about 25 ltrs HSD oil and another containing20 ltrs HSD oil which were extracted from stabled engine no.13017.

The engine was kept stabled at line no – 7 of New Tinsukia yard. Based on the statement of the arrested person, RPF team conducted raid at Sripuria Gaon near LC Gate No. 700 area and managed to arrest the receiver of this stolen diesel with the seizure of about 10 ltrs HSD oil. A case U/S 3a of RP(UP) Act was registered. Value of items recovered is Rs. 4,400/- approximately. Moreover, in another incident on 06.08.2020, on receipt of intelligence report RPF team of Alipurduar division boarded train no 02378 DN at New Coochbehar station.

During search, they detected a suspicious person namely Netish Biswas, travelling to Sealdah in Coach no – B4 of the train. On checking his bag they found a neatly packed parcel containing ganja of about 18 KG (approx) and valued Rs 1,80,000/-(approx).Earlier also 04.08.2020 RPF team of Alipurduar division conducted raid and search on platform no 3 at New Coochbehar station. During search RPF team apprehended two persons namely Prashanta Saha, M/19 and Amar Barman, M/18 years along with about 13.1 Kgs ganja (approx). 1(one) valid railway journey ticket having PNR no-674-2150868 by train no-05956 DN was also found with them.

The value of the seized ganja was about Rs. 1, 30,000/-. In both the cases FIR was lodged under NDPS (Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act 1985 and the accused along with materials seized handed over toOC/GRP/New Coochbehar.

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