New Delhi, Jan 31 (UNI) The Railway police have busted a gang of dacoits who had looted the Shaheed Express on Sunday. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the Northern Railway arrested two of the gangsters near the Sabzi Mandi railway station when they were aboard the Shaheed Express. Three others, however, managed to escape in the darkness.The arrested gangsters confessed to having committed the dacoity on the Shaheed Express on the Panipat-Sonepat section of the Delhi division of the Northern Railway. Butcher knives, razors and hockey sticks were also recovered from the gangsters.
Meanwhile, the Northern railway has announced that the 2819/2820 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Orissa Sampark Kranti Express train will be provided stoppage at Kharagpur station from tomorrow. While the 2819 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Orissa Sampark Kranti Express will arrive at Kharagpur station at 0850 Hours on its onwards journey while its return service train no 2820 New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Orissa Sampark Kranti Express will arrive at Kharagpur at 0750 Hours with 15 minutes stoppage in both the directions.
Meanwhile, the Railways have honoured Gurpreet, Enquiry & Reservation Clerk at International Tourist Bureau, New Delhi for displaying ”exemplary act of honesty and integrity” by depositing to Railway Cash a wallet left at his counter by some tourist, containing foreign currency of 3009 US Dollars and 209 British Pounds equivalent to approximately Rs 1.5 lakh.