New Delhi Railway Station  |  Photo Credit score: iStock Pictures
- Police have elevated their deployment with the RPF
- The Railway police additionally arrested over 30 people and gangs for allegedly smuggling unlawful arms and medicines on trains
New Delhi: Officers mentioned on Monday that snatching, theft, and kidnapping circumstances have elevated considerably at Delhi’s railway stations this yr. From January to October of this yr, the Delhi Police and Railway Safety Power recorded a complete of 1,714 circumstances, a 37% enhance over the earlier yr. Final yr, 44 thefts and 6 kidnappings had been reported, however in 2021, 68 thefts and 12 kidnappings occurred, police information revealed.
There have been 1,556 e-FIRs for theft registered on-line, and 17 circumstances of motorcar theft had been additionally reported from railway stations, the Indian Specific reported.
Police have elevated their deployment with the RPF and have seen a rise within the variety of passengers because the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions had been lifted.
The Railway police additionally arrested over 30 people and gangs for allegedly smuggling unlawful arms and medicines on trains. In line with police, they’ve solved 91% of circumstances underneath the Arms and NDPS Act.
In the meantime, the NIA had registered a case regarding the seizure of 83.621 kg of smuggled gold at New Delhi railway station on September 16 final yr.
Throughout the investigation, it was discovered that the 11 accused had been a part of a gang having worldwide linkages for smuggling gold into India.
The official mentioned that the probe revealed that the gold was initially smuggled into Assam’s Guwahati and was on its strategy to the nationwide capital for additional supply to gold sellers.
An NIA spokesperson mentioned that the company has named Ravikiran Balaso Gaikwad, Pawan Kumar Mohan Gaikwad, Sachin Appaso Hasabe, Yogesh Hanmant Rupnar, Abhijeet Nand Kumar Babar, Avadhut Arun Vibhute, Saddam Ramjan Patel, Dileep Laxman Patil, Samadhan Shivaji Jagtap, Akshay Ramchandra Jadhav and Vishal Mahadev Shinde underneath a number of sections of the IPC and Illegal Actions Prevention Act within the cost sheet.