Englishbazar: A case of burglary was reported in the moving Jogbani Express train on Friday Night.
Reports suggest, the dacoits boarded the AC-2 compartment soon after the train left Rampurhat. Armed with sharp weapons, they looted the passengers of their valuable belongings. Passengers alleged that there was no sight of CRPF officials for a long time. The passengers held one of the dacoits captive and handed over to CRPF in the Malda station next morning. They also allege that the Ticket Examiner assisted the burglars in the theft.
Meanwhile, the Ticket Examiner had fled the scene. Passengers staged a protest in the Malda Railway station on Saturday morning. CRPF launched lathi-charge to take control of the unrest.
Jogbani express remained stranded for an hour before resuming its journey towards Bihar.