Women looted in moving train, FIR registered

Published on Jul 01, 2022 12:37 AM IST

The FIR of loot has been lodged with Government Railway Police (GRP) station in Lucknow under Indian Penal Code section 392 on Wednesday when the train reached here in the afternoon.

Women looted in moving train, FIR registered (Pic for representation)
Women looted in moving train, FIR registered (Pic for representation)
By, Lucknow

Four women, who were travelling from Jammu to Varanasi in two sleeper coaches of Begampura Express, were looted between Bareilly and Rampur on the intervening night of Thursday and Wednesday. The incident happened on the moving train.

The FIR of loot has been lodged with Government Railway Police (GRP) station in Lucknow under Indian Penal Code section 392 on Wednesday when the train reached here in the afternoon.

GRP deputy inspector general (DIG), Saumitra Yadav confirmed that the FIR was lodged at GRP station, Charbagh on nil crime number and has been transferred to Bareilly for further investigation as the crime was committed in a moving train in the same region. He said the details of the victims have been shared with the officials concerned there.

According to reports, two women passengers Annapurna and Praveen, who were in sleeper coach 3 of the train, were looted near Milak railway station while the train was crossing Rampur at around 2.51 am on Wednesday. The second incident held with two other women Saibama and Gudiya of sleeper coach 5 while crossing Bitthaura railway station at around 3.10 am, said GRP official.

He said according to victims the miscreants fled after snatching their bags by pulling the stop chain. He said the miscreants pulled the chain of the train twice in twenty minutes between 2.51 am and 3.10 am. He said the passengers witnessed two people fleeing after pulling the chain and later the women discovered that their purse, bags and other belongings were missing. He said a woman of Lucknow has lodged the FIR in the matter while the complaint of three others have been clubbed in the same FIR and forwarded to Bareilly GRP for further investigation.

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