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RAILWAY PROTECTION FORCE

            RPF is a statutory Force constituted under the Railway Protection Force Act, 1957.  It is an Armed Force of the Union.

            This Force over Western Railway has 25 Gazetted officers and 4942 subordinate officers and staff.  IG-cum-Chief Security Commissioner heads it over Western Railway and each Division is having a Sr. Divl. Security Commissioner or Divl. Security Commissioner.  The functional units of the Force are RPF Posts.

DUTIES OF MEMBERS OF THE FORCE AS PER SECTION 11 OF RPF ACT. 1957 (AMENDED 2003):-

(A) Promptly to obey and execute all orders lawfully issued to him by his Superior Authority.     

(B) To protect and safeguard Railway Property, Passenger Area and Passengers,         

(C) To remove any obstruction in the movement of Railway Property or Passenger Area and.

(D) To do any other act conducive to the better protection and security of Railway Property, Passenger Area and Passengers.

MISSION STATEMENT:-

We shall    –

Ø Protect and safeguard Railway Passengers, Passenger area and Railway property.

Ø Ensure the safety, security and boost the confidence of the traveling public on the Indian Railways.

OBJECTIVES:-

We shall –

Ø Carry on an unrelenting fight against criminals in protecting Railway Passengers, Passenger area and Railway property.

Ø Facilitate passenger-travel and security by removing all anti-social elements from trains, railway premises and passenger area.

Ø Remain vigilant to prevent trafficking in women and children and take appropriate action to rehabilitate destitute children found in Railway area.

Ø Co-operate with other departments of the Railways in improving the efficiency and image of the Indian Railways.

Ø Act as a bridge between the Government Railway Police/Local Police and the Railway Administration.

Ø Adopt pro-actively all modern technology, best human rights practices, management techniques and special measures for protection of female and elderly passengers and children, in the pursuit of these objectives.

 APPEAL:-

                        The information concerning to theft and pilferage of Railway property, Railway Material etc. may be given to any of the following officers in personally or by telephone or by post, such information will be treated as strictly confidential.  The information will be rewarded if the information leads to recovery of substantial amount of property and conviction of criminals. 

 S.No

   Name & Designation

  Tel. (O)

     Tel.®

         E. Mail ID

  Res. Address.

    1.

Shri Udai Shukla, IG –cum- Chief Security Commissioner/ RPF, Western Railway, Churchgate, Mumbai 400020

  22017929

    -

csc@wr.railnet.gov.in

-

2

Shri D. B. Kasar, DIG- cum- Chief Security Commissioner/RPF, Western Railway, Churchgate, Mumbai –400 020.

2201738

-

-

   2.

 -

-

   -

-

-

  3.

 Shri B. Charan, SO to CSC, Chuchgate

  22263

socsc@railnet.gov.in

-

  4.

Shri Babulal Meena Asst. Security Commissioner (PS) Western Railway, Churchgate, Mumbai -400 020

   22264

        

-

   

   -

 5.

Shri  Sambashiva Rao, Asstt. Security Commissioner (SW) Western Railway, Churchgate,          Mumbai -400 020

   23170

         -    

sibwrccg@gmail.com

                                                       -

6.

C. V. Upadhye, Asstt. Security Commissioner (PW) Western Railway, Churchgate,          Mumbai -400 020

22266

-

-

 

-

7.

Zonal Security Control Room, CSC Office, Western Railway, Churchgate, Mumbai – 400 020

22280

22265

22039139

PUBLIC SERVICE:-

            Railway Protection Force Assistance Booth renders service to the traveling public by way of providing information about running of trains, local hospitals, hotels, tourist places etc.

Details of "May I Help You" Booths over Western Railway.

Division

RPF Assistance Booths

Mumbai

Mumbai Central station, Churchgate,  Bandra Terminus,

Vadodara

-

Ratlam

Ratlam station.

Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad station

Rajkot

 Jamnagar station

Bhavnagar

Bhavnagar Terminus.

                List of Sr. Divl. Security Commissioners, Divl. Security Commissioners and Security Commissioners and their Phone numbers at Divisional level.

   S. No.

    Division

Name & Design. of the Officer

                     P& T  Nos.

         Office

     Residence

     1.

Mumbai

Shri Anand Vijay Jha, Sr.DSC

23080700

-

     2.

Vadodara

 Shri Rajendra Rupanwar, Sr. DSC

26502650

-

     3.

Ahmedabad

Shri Satyaprakash,      Sr. DSC

22205200

-

     4.

Ratlam

Shri S. Shudhakar

235853

-

     5.

Rajkot

Smt. Bhavprita Soni, ASC

2476762

-

     6.

Bhavnagar

 Shri Pokharmal Meena ASC

2445620

-

LEGAL POWERS OF RPF:-

A. Powers under RPF Act 1957 (Amendment 2003):-

Section 12 –    Powers to arrest without warrant: -

Any member of the Force may, without an order from a Magistrate and without a warrant, arrest:

(i)    Any person, who voluntarily  causes hurt to, or attempts voluntarily to cause hurt to, or wrongfully restraints or attempts wrongfully to restraint, or assaults, threatens to assault, or uses or threatens or attempts to use, criminal force to him or any other member of the Force in the execution of his duty as such member, or with intent to prevent or to deter him from discharging his duty as such members or in consequence or any thing done or attempted to be done by him in the lawful discharge of his duty as such member; or

(ii)     Any person who has been concerned in or against whom a reasonable suspicion exists of his having been concerned in, or who is found taking precautions to conceal his presence under circumstances which afford reason to believe that he is taking such precautions with a view to committing a cognizable offence which relates to railway property, passenger area and passengers.

(iii)    Any person found taking precautions to conceal his presence within the railway limits under circumstances which afford reason to believe that he is taking such precautions with a view to committing theft of, or damage to railway property, passenger area and passengers.

(iv)    Any person who commits or attempts to commit a cognizable offence which involves or which is likely to involve imminent danger to the life of any person engaged in carrying on any work relating to railway property, passenger area and passengers.  

Section 13 -     Powers to search without warrant

1.   Whenever any member of the Force, not below the rank of a Senior Rakshak, has reason to believe that any such offence as is referred to in section 12 has been or is being committed and that a search warrant can not be obtained without affording the offender an opportunity of escaping or of concealing evidence of the offence he may detain him and search his person and belongings forthwith and, if he thinks proper arrest any person whom he has reason to believe to have committed the offence.

2.   The provision of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 relating to searches under that Code shall, so far as may, be applied to searches under this section.

 B. Powers under Railway Act 1989 (Amended 2003) with effect from 01.07.2004:-

Any member of the Force can detect & prosecute any  who violates the provision of Railway  Acts for the following offence.

 I.

      i) Section             137     :-       (Fraudulently traveling without proper pass or ticket) - 

ii) Section            138     :-          (Levy of excess charges and fare for traveling without             

      ticket).

iii) Section            39      :-          (Power to remove persons failing or refusing to pay the

      fare)

iv) Section           141     :-          (Needlessly interfering with means of communications)

v) Section            142      :-          (Unauthorised selling of tickets)

vi) Section           143     :-          (Penalty for unauthorized selling of tickets)  

II.

       i) Section            144      :-          (Unauthorised hawking)

       ii) Section           145      :-          (Drunkenness or nuisance)

iii) Section           146      :-          (Obstructing Railway servant in his duty)

iv) Section           147      :-          (Trespass)

iv) Section           153      :-          (Endangering safety of traveling passengers)

vi) Section           154      :-          (Endangering Safety of traveling passengers by

negligent act or  omission)

III.

i) Section           155      : -         (Entering into reserved compartment or resisting entry

to a reserved compartment).

ii) Section           156      : -         (Traveling on roof, steps or engine of a train)

 iii) Section           157      :-          (Altering or defacing by Drivers or Conductors of

vehicles to directions of Railway servants)

iv) Section            159      :-          (Disobedience by Drivers or Conductors of vehicles to

directions of railway servants).

iv) Section            160      :-          (Opening or breaking a level crossing gate)

 v) Section            161      :-          (Negligently crossing unmanned level crossing)

 IV.

i) Section             162     : -         (Entering carriage or place reserved for females)

ii) Section            163     :-          (Giving false accounts of goods)

iii) Section             164     :-          (Unlawfully bringing dangerous goods on railways).

iv) Section             165     : -         (Unlawfully bringing offensive goods on a railway).

v) Section              166     :-          (Defacing public notices)

vi) Section             167      :-          (Smoking)

V.

      i) Section              172      :-          (Penalty for intoxication)

ii) Section              173      :-          (Abandoning train etc. without authority)

iii) Section             174      :-          (Obstructing running of trains etc. )

iv) Section             175      :-          (Endangering the safety of persons by disobeying the

rules)

v) Section              176      :-          (Obstructing level crossing)

The offenders so apprehended/detected and arrested for the above offences shall be prosecuted by the "Authorized Officer"( after investigating the case.)

Railway Act cases:-

C. Division wise for the year 2013, 2014 & 2015:-

Year 2013

Division

No. of Persons

Fine Realized 

 (Rs.)

Jail

Prosecuted

Convicted

BCT

66319

65834

23180824

587

BRC

24741

24650

1856634

14

ADI

41932

41932

3394825

27

RTM

32481

31919

4084290

93

RJT

7115

7079

601050

0

BVP

9120

9120

952503

1

TOTAL

181708

180534

34070126

722

Year 2014

Division

No. of Persons

Fine Realized (Rs.)

Jail

  Prosecuted

 Convicted

BCT

66851

66055

24273647

479

BRC

22816

22424

2020022

25

ADI

35628

35167

3477810

0

RTM

32449

31424

4082285

64

RJT

7511

7419

526105

2

BVP

10172

10044

715550

0

TOTAL

175427

172533

35095419

570

Year 2015

Division

No. of Persons

Fine Realized (Rs.)

Jail

  Prosecuted

 Convicted

BCT

83670

78543

29110151

310

BRC

19504

18848

2673605

31

ADI

24132

23693

2794830

0

RTM

27139

26475

3708875

04

RJT

5536

5409

588155

07

BVP

8017

7954

629490

0

TOTAL

167998

160922

39505106

352

SUMMARY

Division

No. of Persons

Fine Realized 

(Rs.)

Jail

Prosecuted

Convicted

2013

181708

180534

34070126

722

2014

175427

172533

35095419

570

2015

167998

160922

39505106

352

Powers under "Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act 1966"

The member of the Force can apprehend/detect a person –

Section 3 -     Penalty for theft, dishonest misappropriation or unlawful possession of Railway property:  Whoever commits theft, or dishonestly misappropriates or is found, or is proved to have been in possession of any railway property reasonably suspected of having been stolen or unlawfully obtained shall, unless he proves that the railway property came into his possession lawfully, be punishable –

(a)       for the first offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both and in the absence of special and adequate reasons to be mentioned in the judgment of the court,  such imprisonment shall not be less than one year and such fine shall not be less than one thousand rupees.

(b)       for the second or a subsequent offence with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years and also with fine and in the absence of special and adequate reasons to be mentioned in the judgment of the court, such imprisonment shall not be less than two years and such fine shall not be less than two thousand rupees.

          Explanation: For the purposes of this section, “theft” and “dishonest misappropriation” shall have the same meaning as assigned to them respectively in section 378 and section 403 of the Indian Penal Code.

Section 4 -      Punishment for abetment, conspiracy or connivance at offences :. Whoever abets or conspires in the commission of an offence punishable under this Act, or any owner or occupier of land or building, or any agent of such owner or occupier in-charge of the management of that land or building, who willfully connives at an offence against the provisions of this Act, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both.

                   Explanation:- For the purposes of this section, the words “abet” and “conspire” shall have the same meanings as assigned to them respectively in section 107 and 120A of Indian Penal Code.

 PERFORMANCE OF RPF OVER WESTERN RAILWAY For the year 2013, 2014 & 2015:-

Crime against Railway property:-

A) Booked consignment:-

Year

No. of cases

                                     Value of property (Rs.)

%

Arrest made

Regd.

Det.

Stolen

Recovery

OS

RE

RPF

2013

55

27

1456061

1236727

85

60

2

-

2014

40

24

359197

169682

57

0

0

-

2015

41

22

443163

209673

49

0

0

0

  B) Railway Material:-

Year

No. of cases

Value of Property (Rs.)

%

Arrest made

Regd.

Det.

Stolen

Recovery

OS

RE

RPF

2013

275

202

1446041

1001806

69.27

386

6

0

2014

233

180

1184354

751399

352

2

0

-

2015

217

177

1248886

673018

343

1

0

0

No. of cases registered under Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act.:-

             Booked Consignment

                            Railway Material

Year

No.of cases regd.

Property Recovered (Rs.)

Arrest made

No. of cases regd.

Property Recovered (Rs.)

Arrest made

OS

RE

RPF

OS

RE

RPF

2013

28

1236727

60

2

-

227

1001806

386

6

-

2014

26

169682

 

57

-

-

198

751399

 

352

02

-

2015

21

209673

49

-

-

202

6,73,018

343

01

-

        No. of cases registered under Railway Act.:-

Year

No. of person Prosecuted

Amount realized (Rs.)

Sent to Jail

2013

181708

34070126

722

2014

175427

35095419

570

2015

167998

39505106

352




Source : Western Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 23-04-2016  


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