A railway trackman chased and caught a thief after he observed him and his two associates robbing the cell phones of the passengers and escaping.
Based on the Mumbai Central authorities railway police (GRP), the complainant, Umeshkumar Bhagwanisingh Meena, 26, was returning to his home in Karjat by Jaipur Categorical on Friday, when the incident occurred.
M Inamdar, senior inspector, GRP, mentioned that Meena observed three boys of their twenties, suspiciously roaming across the compartment.
As many of the commuters had been asleep, Meena determined to regulate them.
“Inside seconds, Meena observed the three accused choosing up a cell phone belonging to a commuter and leap out of the operating prepare,” mentioned Inamdar.
Meena then jumped of the prepare and chased the three, zigzagging via the railway tracks. “Since Meena is a railway trackman, he ran behind the thief and managed to catch one among them as he was getting ready to skip the tracks,” added Inamdar.
Meena grabbed the collar of the accused, recognized as Anup Hariahkumar Mishra, 19. He then known as up the GRP officers and obtained Mishra arrested whereas the 2 of his confederate fled away.
Inamdar mentioned that based mostly on Mishra’s route, they reached Vapi in Gujarat and arrested Rahul Singh, 21 and Manoj Gupta, 22.
“The three robbers have been arrested and we are actually within the course of to search out out whether or not they’re concerned in different thefts additionally within the categorical trains,” added Inamdar.