Alerted by a commuter, Turbhe RPF nabs three 'fatka' thieves targeting train commuters

NAVI MUMBAI: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Turbhe nabbed 3 youths attempting to rob train commuters after a passenger alerted them about a fatka thief’s presence.

On Monday afternoon, a youth was once found armed with a stick on an overhead electric twine pole between Thane and Airoli. The complainant said that he was once hitting the commuters status at the footboard and was once trying to rob their belongings while the 2 different accused had been serving to him.


Those arrested by way of the RPF come with Mayur Kamble (25), Aakash Vishwakarma (19) and Mohammad Shaikh (21), all citizens of Digha. Lokesh Sagar, Turbhe RPF inspector, said, “Alert commuter Shailesh Achrekar, a Vikhroli resident, didn't sign up a first information report (FIR), as he claimed that he was once not robbed. The trio claimed that they had failed of their attempts to scouse borrow commuters in their belongings. However, we took suo motu cognizance of the offence. We arrested them after registering an FIR underneath Sections 153 and 147 of the Railways Act. On Tuesday, the JMFC railway courtroom at Kalyan sent them to judicial custody.”


Sagar added, “Acharekar boarded the Thane-Nerul local at 2.13pm on Monday and alighted at Ghansoli at 2.27pm, where he knowledgeable the police officers about concerning the fakta gang focused on train commuters between Thane and Airoli station. Meanwhile, a identical message was once conveyed by way of an announcer to a RPF constable. The RPF groups then rushed to the spot and cornered the 3 suspects loitering along the tracks close to Mukund bridge and took them in custody after which they confessed that they had been attempting to rob commuters by way of hitting them on their palms with a stick.”


Alerted by a commuter, Turbhe RPF nabs three 'fatka' thieves targeting train commuters Alerted by a commuter, Turbhe RPF nabs three 'fatka' thieves targeting train commuters Reviewed by kailash soni on March 13, 2019 Rating: 5
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