The railway said on Saturday that seven people have been arrested in connection with the theft of spare parts from an engine from a yard in Bihar and that “95 percent of the stolen items have been recovered”.
Birendra Kumar, Chief Public Relations Officer of East Central Railway, issued a statement and clarified that “no tunnel had been dug” by the “petty thieves” close to the yard in Barauni, although he said they “may have been through huge cracks in the dilapidated building had been demolished”. border wall”.
The CPRO also maintained that the reported “stealth of an entire diesel engine” was “humanly not possible” and that the thieves had left with “brass cable from a traction motor in it”.
The case had notably come to light when a joint search by the state police, its Vigilance Department, the GRP and the RPF recovered many burlap sacks full of stolen spare parts at a junk yard in Muzaffarpur.
An RPF official had told reporters in Muzaffarpur on Friday that the search was carried out in response to an FIR filed with Barauni a week ago regarding the stealth of an entire diesel engine, which was being dismantled part by part.
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