3 Minors Rescued By RPF In Howrah


Howrah: Planning for a trip to Mumbai three minor boys of Murshidabad fled to Howrah station on Monday. But their plan was completely foiled when they were nabbed by the Railway Protection Force, three of them were handed over to the Howarh Childline.

As per sources, on Monday night it was around 9:45pm noticing the minors loitering in front of the main ticket booking counter of Howrah’s Old Complex, the RPF surmised that something was wrong. At that time RPF jawan Mintu Kumar Mahato was on duty, suspecting the matter he immediately informed his senior officer about the three minors. Taking the matter into notice the Sub-Inspector of RPF Rakesh Kumar and jawan Amlan Debnath rushed to the spot and they interrogated those minors.

The RPF came to know from this interrogation that all three of them were aged 11 years to 13 years, they are residents of village Baghmara, Murshidabad. They also said that they first eloped from their house and fled to Katwa, later they have reached Howrah station. For boarding the Howrah-Mumbai train they were roaming around the ticket booking counter.

As per the RPF sources, three minors tried to mislead them by saying that there were traveling to their aunt’s place in Mumbai. Some foods were found from their bags. Three of them were rescued and handed over to the Howrah Childline.