Gold Ornaments Worth Rs. 5 Lakhs Returned To Passenger By Honest Railway Officials

Pramesh S Jain & Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

In the early morning hours of 11th December 2022, a lady passenger named Ms.Sangeetha deboarded at Platform No.10 in KSR Bengaluru station.

She along with her family members arrived by Talguppa-Mysuru express.

The family planned to take a connecting train to Bangarapet and after waiting at station platform 10 for nearly 2 hours,they reached platform 6 to catch the next train.

During this time,she realized that a box containing around 100 grams of gold,approximately (Rs.4,80,000/-) was missing from the side pocket of her bag.She approached the City Railway Police.

Meanwhile,Mohammed Eizaz,a Licensed porter (Rail Sahayak) with badge number 186,had found the box at platform 10 and handed it over to Sridhar,on-duty Deputy Station Manager, (Commercial) for handing it over to the Railway Police.

The Dy.Station Manager immediately informed the Railway Protection Force.The items were identified and handed over to the rightful owner in the presence of railway police after the completion of legal formalities.

The lady passenger (Sangeetha) informed that she didn’t realize that the box had fallen out from her bag at platform no.10.She acknowledged the receipt of all the items intact.

The honesty of the entire Railway team especially of the railway sahayak was appreciated by the passenger who thanked profusely the Railways and the Rail Sahayak.

Kusuma Hariprasad,Additional Divisional Railway Manager (Admin.) appreciated the sincerity of the Rail Sahayk and said that he will be awarded suitably.