Railway Police rescues five children, reunites with families

The incident was brought to light when SI Prithi Singh, ASI Udhar Namdev, ASI Jai Singh, and DHG Rakesh observed suspicious behaviour at Narela Railway Station. Upon further inquiry, it was discovered that the children, en route to their tuition classes, had been lured and abducted by the perpetrator.

| Updated: 28 March, 2024 7:48 pm IST
Railway Police and accused Setu Verma

NEW DELHI: In a remarkable demonstration of swift action and vigilant policing, the alert staff of PS-Sabzi Mandi Railway Station successfully rescued five abducted children aged between 4 and 10. The children have joyously reunited with their families, averting potential uncertainty in their lives. The kidnapper responsible for this heinous act, identified as Setu Verma, 22 years old, was swiftly apprehended by the railway unit within a remarkable 24-hour timeframe.

Verma confessed to his nefarious intentions during interrogation, revealing his plan to sell the children for monetary gain. The heartening resolution to this harrowing ordeal was made possible due to the dedicated efforts of railway police personnel, led by Inspector Sharat Bishnoi, SHO of Sabzi Mandi Railway Station, whose adherence to conventional policing strategies, coupled with technological advancements, facilitated the prompt detection and rescue operation.

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The incident was brought to light when SI Prithi Singh, ASI Udhar Namdev, ASI Jai Singh, and DHG Rakesh observed suspicious behaviour at Narela Railway Station. Upon further inquiry, it was discovered that the children, en route to their tuition classes, had been lured and abducted by the perpetrator.

Following the rescue, a thorough investigation was conducted, and the children were reunited with their relieved parents after due legal procedures. The timely intervention of the railway police prevented any harm befalling innocent children, ensuring their safety and well-being.

In light of this incident, the Railway Department issues an advisory to the general public, emphasizing the importance of vigilance and caution, especially concerning interactions with strangers. Parents are urged to educate their children on safety protocols and encourage them to seek help in case of any suspicious encounters.

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The successful resolution of this case underscores the commitment of the railway police to uphold public safety and security. The Railway Department remains steadfast in its dedication to ensuring the welfare of passengers and the community at large.

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