Desk : On 09.06.2021 at about-08.00 hrs, train No.08451 [Tapaswini Express] arrived at Puri Railway Station Platform No.02. On it’s arrival at Puri Railway Station, while on duty Officer’s & Staff of Puri [SI Mohan & CT-9534 P.B.Rout] were engaged for conducting routine security check before locking of Coaches to prevent & detect criminal activities, if any noticed one trolley bag was kept under the seat No.28 of Coach No.S-6 [Sleeper Class] in unclaimed condition. After preliminary enquiry the above RPF Staff brought the recovered bag at RPF Post Puri for further disposal, if possible.
On checking of trolley bag it could be also noticed that, the bag was containing 04 Pairs of clothes, Canteen items [grocery items] & Cash Rs-6000/- , total value about- 20000/-. Further it is also noticed that, identity Card of one K.Surya Prakash Reddy, BSF Constable & journey ticket from Hatia-Khurda Road, PNR No.6450646770 Seat No.25,26 & 27 were also kept inside the upper pocket of the recovered trolley bag.
On the basis of available details on duty RPF Officer made contact with the concern Passenger over his cell Phone. The concern Passenger given his identity as K.Surya Prakash, At-Nuapada, Dist-Srikakulam [A.P.] & stated that he is working in BSF and posted in Jharkhand. Further he informed that due to marriage of his sister, on the night of 08.06.2021 he boarded in train No.08451 from Hatia Railway Station along with his wife & children’s for going to Nuapada. The above train reached at Bhubaneswar Railway Station at morning time of 09.06.2021 & they got down from the train for further pick to connecting train No.08463 [Prasanti Express] unfortunately leaving behind his trolley bag. He also informed that, at time he was in journey to Nuapada vide PNR No.6650647448 and requested to keep his recovered trolley bag along with articles at RPF Post Puri till reaching of his relatives at Puri to collect the same. On 10.06.2021 his friend namely Jagdish Prasad Reddy attended the RPF Post Puri and the recovered bag containing all the items handed over to him with due verification said IIC Puri RPF Anil Kumar Singh. After received the same they appreciated the honesty & dedicated work of RPF Staff of Puri.