The trio had been shifting the boy to the houses of their acquaintances in various districts and even took him to a lodge in Nelamangala for a few days, the SP said.
The land in Nehru Nagar had been allotted by the British to the Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway Company over 100 years ago. The houses built here were used by cops and their families.
The GRP takes cognizance of all crimes which occur on the railway between the two distant signals and also of crimes which occur in the running trains.
The New Indian Express visited the Guntur railway station to take stock of the security measures in place.
Sources said at least two guest workers are arrested a week for ganja peddling in the Karumathampatti sub-division jurisdiction.
Murders, accidents, suicides make up gory figures; use of mobiles, headphones blamed
The state cannot go ahead with any recruitment without the consent of Railways as the cost of managing the GRP are borne equally both by the state and Railways, said a top source.