The Bengaluru unit of the RPF was the first in the country to launch a pilot project focusing exclusively on women's safety on the Rani Chennamma Express in February 2019.
The Railway Protection Force and the Government Railway Police have deployed additional force outside the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) to control the crowd.
ASI C Devaraj was conducting regular anti-sabotage checks on Saturday when M Gopalakrishna was trying to board the Yesvantpur-Machilipatnam Express that had left the station around 2.20 PM.
Under RPF's Op Nanhe Farishte, five child labourers, one teenage girl rescued from rail stations in Bengaluru
The 'Nanhe Farishte' unit has so far rescued 3012 children from railway stations and trains since its inception in July 2018.
Also acting on a tip-off RPF Agartala along with Government Railway Police detained a woman and seized 16 packets of brown sugar.
According to police, the incident happened during the wee hours of Sunday when Pande was on patrol duty at the Perungudi MRTS.
Two persons were rescued from the jaws of death by the personnel of the Railway Protection Force at two railway stations on Saturday.
The RPF has constituted a ‘Nanhe Farishtey’ special team to rescue the girls being taken outside the state for domestic work.
The RPF recently launched 'Meri Saheli' initiative for the security of female passengers during the train journey.
The Railway Board had last week urged all Railway Divisions to be proactive and launch the Meri Saheli initiative aimed at the protection of women on board trains.
The accused Jyoti Ranjan Sahoo alias Ganesh (38) was nabbed following a joint raid by officials of RPF and Cyber Crime Cell of the Railways.
While assumed to be a hoax threat, a Twitter user’s posts has Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) officers on alert mode.
The 19-year-old civil services aspirant, who was returning home after attending her coaching class, was abducted by four men and allegedly gang-raped near railway tracks.
In the first case, a 19-year-old woman was gang raped by four men near railway tracks in the capital city and in the second, a three-year-old girl was raped by her teenage relative in Betul district.