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Pataliputra Express passengers robbed

June 25, 2004 13:52 IST

Ten armed men robbed passengers of the Ranchi-bound Pataliputra Express of their cash and valuables at Bokaro in Jharkhand on Thursday, reports reaching Ranchi said.

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The robbers beat up and injured over 40 passengers. The gang later got off the train at Jhalda, a senior Government Railway Police officer said.

One of the passengers later filed an FIR with the Muri police station, about 35 km from Ranchi.

This is the third such incident in the past few weeks on the same route and eight persons have been arrested in connection with the earlier robberies on the Vananchal Express andthe Hatia-Bardhaman Express, the officer said.

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Sub: Train robber in Jharkhand

A challenge to Rail Minister Mr. Lalu Prasad Yadav. This needs to be taken seriously as this is the third incidence there. Any laxity would ...

Posted by Ajay Rambhad

Sub: Shameful Incidents

Our Railway Minister should be ashamed of such incidents. Journey by trains are no longer safe. instead of installing internet facilities in train, government should ...

Posted by Bhaswati Jhumni

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Whenever such robbery occurs next time the SP must be immediately suspended. Then and only then law and order situation would improve. Police/Courts seem to ...

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