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SER RPF arrests 29 miscreants, collect Rs 65k fine


Kolkata, Nov24: South Eastern Railway RPF (Railway Protection Force) personnel are playing a significant role in providing security of rail travellers as well as in guarding the railway property and its vital installations. During nationwide COVID-19 crisis, RPF personnel of this railway, in the month of October, 2020 has conducted regular drives against miscreants involved in theft of passenger belongings.  Preventive measures have also been taken to control the theft of railway materials and booked consignments. During the month of October 2020, a total number of 29 miscreants were arrested under RP(UP) Act and Railway property worth Rs. 2,10,057/- was recovered.  Moreover, 220 offenders were booked under different sections of the Railways Act and Rs. 65,650/- was realised as fine. Regular drives were also conducted by RPF and Commercial Department and 23 ticketless travellers were detected and Rs 7,220/- was realised as fine. 20 left behind luggage of passengers was recovered by the RPF during the month and 07 cases of smoking in train were detected by RPF under Tobacco Act and a fine amounting to Rs.1400/- was realised. RPF personnel of S E Railway have taken active part to conduct 186 cleanliness drives and also removed 37 encroachments at various places in SER jurisdiction. During the month of October 2020, RPF personnel rescued 11 minor boys and 27 minor girls and rescued minors were handed over to their relatives with proper verification and acknowledgement.

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