Secunderabad RPF recovered stolen luggage worth Rs. 58L in 2022

In 2022, RPF Secunderabad, on 447 occasions, retrieved and restored luggage/valuables to the rightful owners. They included laptops, cash, luggage bag, and mobile phones worth Rs. 1.35 crores.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  20 Sep 2022 2:32 PM GMT
Secunderabad RPF recovered stolen luggage worth Rs. 58L in 2022

Hyderabad: The Railway Protection Force (RPF), Secunderabad division, has been trying to minimise crimes and enhance passenger security, especially of women and children, under various operations.

Operation Yatri Suraksha

RPF Secunderabad has apprehended 57 criminals (in 80 cases) involved in passenger luggage thefts. They were handed over to the Government Railway Police (GRP). Also, stolen passenger luggage worth Rs. 58 lakhs were recovered from them.

Operation Nanahe Fariste and Aaht

RPF was also instrumental in rescuing 303 children (225 boys and 78 girls), saving them from being victims of human trafficking. As part of women and child safety, 13 anti-human trafficking teams at RPF thanas have been formed. In 2022, seven children were rescued and two offenders arrested. Also, 76 cases against persons travelling in coaches reserved for ladies have been booked.

Operation Amanat

In 2022, RPF Secunderabad, on 447 occasions, retrieved and restored luggage/valuables to the rightful owners. They included laptops, cash, luggage bag, and mobile phones worth Rs. 1.35 crores.

Operation Narcos

On average, 20 trains were escorted by 30 officers and staff in SC division.

During the year, contraband items like ganja weighing 521 kg were seized and handed over to the authorities.

Operation Dusra

RPF is empowered with prosecution powers against illegal touts booking and generating business on railway tickets. It registered 102 cases in 2022 (up to August) compared to 95 cases in 2021 with an increase of 7.36% in detection over the previous year.

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