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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Home Affairs

RAJYASABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1405
TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 10TH MARCH, 2010/PHALGUNA 19, 1931 (SAKA)
Dacoities and Murders Committed on Suburban Trains

 

1405. SHRI VARINDER SINGH BAJWA:
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to 'state:
(a) the number of dacoities and murders committed on the suburban trains running between Delhi and the adjoining towns in the National Capital Region during 2009 and 50 far this year, separately with details of each case; and

(b) the number of the accused involved in these cases, so far apprehended and what steps are being taken to eliminate such crimes in the trains?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SHRI MULLAPPALLY RAMACHANDRAN)

(a) & (b): In the year 2009 and 2010 (upto 28.02.2010) no case of dacoity on the suburban trains running between Delhi and the adjoining towns In the National Capital Region has been reported to Delhi Police, NOIDA Police, Ghaziabad Police and Gurgaon Police. However, one case of murder vide FIR No. 156/09dated 05.11.2009 u/s 302/307/394/397/34 IPC Police Station Old Delhi Railway Station, Delhi has been reported to Delhi Police on a suburban train running from Ghaziabad to Nizamuddin. Three persons have been arrested and the case is pending trial in the Court. As and when such case/crime is reported, it is duly investigated and the accused persons involved are arrested and prosecuted under the law. Railways Is supplementing in controlling the crime by deploying Railway Protection Force.