A one rupee coin did the trick for criminals who looted valuables worth lakh of rupees of 20 passengers on board the New Delhi-Patna Rajdhani Express last Sunday.
Four persons suspected to have robbed the passengers between Gahmar and Bhadaura railway stations of Mughalsarai division, under the East Central Railway (ECR), were arrested by a joint team of Buxar (Bihar) and Mughalsarai (Uttar Pradesh) GRP on Thursday. Two stolen cell phones, wallets , ATM cards and ornaments were recovered from them.
Police said the arrested criminals, identified as Fateh Khan,20, the kingpin of the gang, Raja ,19, Om Prakash Ram,19 , and Chandan Kumar , 20 ,were from Bihar’s Buxar district and had adopted similar modus operandi to rob passengers of other trains too on the Patna-Mughalsarai section. The police, however, did not give the number of trains which they had stopped using Re 1 coin