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Railway police bust gang that stole from passengers on trains

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Thane, May 10 (PTI) The Government Railway Police (GRP) on Friday claimed to have busted a gang that stole from people on trains with the arrest of four men and claimed to have detected 12 thefts committed by them.

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The four, originally from Vellore in Tami Nadu, had targeted several train users on the Badlapur-Dombivli-Titwala belt, on the outskirts of Mumbai, an official said.

On May 1, the GRP got a tip about four persons moving suspiciously near Platform No. 1 of Kalyan station. The police questioned the four after apprehending them and found that they were involved in at least a dozen thefts on trains.

GRP senior inspectors Arshuddin Sheikh and Kiran Undre said the police recovered 11 mobile phones and a laptop, collectively valued at Rs 2.7 lakh, from the four men, identified as Satyaraj Onthurga (26), Krishna Ganesh (27), Skhativel Avaludan (27) and Ganesh Selvan (24). PTI COR NR

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