The Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Categorical practice hit a cement pillar, which some miscreants had allegedly positioned on the railway observe close to Valsad in south Gujarat, though no passenger was injured, police officers mentioned on Saturday.
The police suspect that the incident, which befell round 7.10 pm on Friday, was an try and derail the Delhi-bound practice. They’ve registered a case on this connection.
“The Mumbai-Hazrat Nizamuddin August Kranti Rajdhani Categorical practice hit the cement pillar positioned on the railway observe near Atul station close to Valsad. After being hit by the practice, the pillar acquired pushed off the observe. The incident didn’t have an effect on the practice because it moved on and no passenger was harm. The loco pilot instantly knowledgeable the Atul railway station personnel about it,” an official of Valsad rural police station mentioned.
On being alerted, senior police and railway officers rushed to the spot.
“Some miscreants had positioned the cement pillar on the observe. The practice hit the pillar, after which the practice supervisor instantly knowledgeable the native station grasp,” Rajkumar Pandian, Vary, IG of Surat, informed reporters.
It seemed to be a case of try and derail the practice, he mentioned, including that the police are conducting an investigation into the matter.
An FIR was lodged towards unidentified miscreants at Valsad rural police station, and efforts are on to nab the perpetrator utilizing technical surveillance and human intelligence, the Valsad rural police official mentioned.