Railway Protection Force (RPF) of N.F. Railway rescued as many as 17 minor boys and girls from different stations/trains during the week from 1st July to 7th July, 2019 before the children could be lured by anti-social elements. During this period, RPF has successfully arrested 2 criminals who were involved in various types of crimes against railway passengers, 1 person with contraband goods, 1 person involved in touting activities and 40 persons were also arrested for pulling Alarm Chain of passenger trains without any reason.
RPF of Guwahati on July 2, 2019 during checking in train No. 14055 DN (Brahmaputra Mail) arrested 1 person with recovery of 7 kgs cannabis valued at Rs. 35 thousand (approx.). In one such case, on July 3, 2019, CPDS RPF of Hojai, during routine checking at Hojai Railway station, apprehended 2 persons involved in theft of passenger belongings with recovery of 3 mobile phones stolen from the passengers from their possession. In another incident on July 4, 2019, CPDS team of Rangiya and RPF of Barpeta Road while conducting drive against touting activities at Sorbhog booking counter apprehended 1 person with recovery of 4 Railway tickets valued at Rs. 9 thousand and cash Rs. 19.5 thousand.
Later, arrested persons along with recovered articles were handed over to GRP for further course of action.