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Maharashtra: 4 Passengers, Including ASI On Duty, Shot Dead By RPF Jawan On Jaipur-Mumbai Train

According to officials, the jawan fired from his automatic weapon, killing the RPF ASI on duty and three passengers onboard the train travelling to Mumbai from Jaipur.

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RPF personnel shoots 4 passengers onboard Jaipur Express
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Four persons were shot dead by a Railway Protection Force (RPF) jawan on Monday morning on a moving train near Palghar railway station in Maharashtra. According to Western Railway officials, the jawan fired from his automatic weapon, killing another RPF jawan and three passengers onboard the train travelling to Mumbai by Jaipur Express.

The accused RPF constable, Chetan Kumar Choudhary, opened fire on his escort duty in charge ASI Tika Ram Meena in the running train, the official told PTI. After killing his senior, the constable went to another bogie and shot dead three passengers, the official added. 

He then jumped out of the train near Dahisar Station. He has been arrested and his weapon has been confiscated.

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"Around 6 am we got to know that an RPF constable, who was on escorting duty opened fire...Four people have been shot dead...Our railway officer reached the spot. The families have been contacted. Ex-gratia will be given," divisional railway manager Neeraj Verma told ANI.

The constable was caught by police at Mira Road with the help of Government Railway Police and RPF officials.

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