Strange scam in Bihar: Steam engine stood outside Purnia Court station, railway engineer sold it to mafia

Samastipur17 hours ago

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Mafia worker cuts engine with gas cutter.

An engineer of Samastipur Loco Diesel Shed in Bihar sold the old steam engine (steam engine) of a small line parked for years near Purnia Court station to the scrap mafia by showing a fake office order of the Division Mechanical Engineer (DME). In order not to expose the matter, with the connivance of a inspector working at the diesel shed post, the entry of a pickup van was also made on the inward register of the shed, but when the investigation started on the report of on-duty constable Sangeeta Kumari, the entire matter was disclosed. done.

In this case, on the statement of RPF Inspector MM Rahman located in Purnea Court, an FIR has been registered late Sunday evening at the Banmanki post of Mandal. In this, seven people including engineer Rajiv Ranjan Jha, helper Sushil Yadav have been made accused.

On the other hand, on the orders of DRM Alok Agarwal, Inspector Virendra Dwivedi posted at Diesel Shed Post, besides Engineer and Helper, has been suspended with immediate effect. RPF team is continuously raiding to arrest the absconding engineer RR Jha since the matter came to light.

Accused Rajeev Ranjan Jha, Engineer of Diesel Shed.

Accused Rajeev Ranjan Jha, Engineer of Diesel Shed.

This is the whole matter of steam engine

On 14 December 2021, Rajiv Ranjan Jha, Engineer of Samastipur Diesel Shed, along with helper Sushil Yadav was getting the old steam engine standing for years near Purnia Court station with a gas cutter. When Purnia out post in-charge MM Rahman R stopped, the engineer showed the letter of DME of the diesel shed and gave a written memo to the RPF that the scrap of the engine was to be taken back to the diesel shed. The next day, constable Sangeeta saw the entry of the scrap load pickup, but the scrap was not there. Sangeeta informed the officials about this.

A worker cuts the engine with a gas cutter.  After selling it to the mafia, the engine was being cut by employing laborers, then the fire broke out.

A worker cuts the engine with a gas cutter. After selling it to the mafia, the engine was being cut by employing laborers, then the fire broke out.

DME said – the order has not been issued

During the inquiry of RPF, the DME said, ‘No order has been issued from the diesel shed to bring the engine scrap. The search for scrap started after the information of constable Sangeeta.

Divisional Security Commissioner AK Lal said, ‘When MM Rahman started the investigation regarding the letter issued from the diesel shed, the DME of the shed refused to issue any such letter from the office. Even after searching for two days, the information of scrap loaded vehicle was not found anywhere. Then an FIR was lodged in this matter.

The steam engine has been cut into several pieces and kept in scrap.  It is kept in place in the yada.  From here the mafia had to be delivered.  A piece of engine lying in the yada.

The steam engine has been cut into several pieces and kept in scrap. It is kept in place in the yada. From here the mafia had to be delivered. A piece of engine lying in the yada.

No order has been issued to bring the scrap of old steam engine from Purnia. The letter shown by Rajiv is fake. Rajiv Ranjan Jha and Sushil Kumar have been suspended.
Sanjay Paswan, DME

Inspector Virendra Dwivedi has been suspended with immediate effect for making a pickup van entry on the arrival register of the diesel shed forged.
AK Lal, Divisional Security Commissioner

The investigation of the entire matter has been started. Immediately two personnel of diesel shed and one RPF inspector have been suspended.
Alok Agarwal, DRM, Samastipur Railway Division

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