On a moving train, a railway constable shoots and kills a senior passenger and three other passengers.

On Monday morning, a tragic incident took place on the Jaipur-Mumbai Central Superfast Express (Train No. 12956) in Maharashtra near the Palghar railway station. An RPF (Railway Protection Force) constable identified as Chetan Singh opened fire from his official automatic weapon at around 5 in the morning. In this horrifying act, he killed four people, including an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) named Tika Ram Meena, who was his colleague and in charge of escort duty. Additionally, three passengers onboard the train lost their lives due to the indiscriminate shooting.

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The shooting took place as the train was en route from Jaipur to Mumbai. After fatally shooting his senior colleague, Constable Chetan Singh moved to another bogie where he shot dead three passengers. The news agency PTI reported these details, quoting officials.

Following the incident, the accused constable was detained along with his weapon. The Railway Protection Force confirmed the tragic outcome, stating that four casualties, including the ASI, were reported in this firing incident. The authorities swiftly took action, and the accused constable was arrested. The DCP North GRP (Government Railway Police) was informed about the incident.

According to reports, after carrying out the shooting inside the moving train, Constable Chetan Singh pulled the emergency chain and got off the train near Dahisar Station. He attempted to flee the scene, but thanks to the coordinated efforts of the Chief Public Relations Officer of the railways, Government Railway Police, and RPF officials, he was apprehended at Mira Road.

The incident occurred in coach B5 of the train, which was approximately 100 kilometers away from Mumbai at the time of the shooting. This tragic event sent shockwaves through the railway community and the nation at large, prompting authorities to investigate further and take necessary measures to prevent such incidents in the future.

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