The Railways on Wednesday stated in an announcement that no psychological ailment was detected within the final periodic medical examination of the RPF constable accused within the Jaipur-Mumbai practice capturing incident however withdrew it inside hours.
Railway Safety Power (RPF) Constable Chetan Singh (33) is accused of gunning down his senior colleague Tika Ram Meena and three passengers aboard the transferring practice close to Palghar railway station on the outskirts of Mumbai within the early hours of Monday together with his automated weapon, officers had stated. He was nabbed later.
Following media stories claiming that the constable suffered from “irregular hallucinations” and was identified with critical anxiousness dysfunction, the Ministry of Railways in an announcement stated that the matter is being investigated by the Authorities Railway Police (GRP), Borivali.
“On this regard, it’s said that there’s system of Periodical Medical Examination (PME) of Railway Safety Power constables, and within the final PME, no such medical ailment/ situation was detected,” it stated.
Within the night, the assertion was withdrawn.
“The press launch has been withdrawn,” a Railway spokesperson stated, with out elaborating.
On July 31, round 5:23 am, on obligation, RPF practice escort employees Constable Chetan Singh shot his in-charge ASI Meena utilizing his service ARM rifle (AK-47) whereas he was performing obligation within the B-5 coach of the Jaipur-Mumbai Specific at Vaitarna railway station, the railways stated.
He additionally shot useless three passengers.
Singh was arrested by officers and employees of RPF Submit, Bhayandar, and handed over to the native police in Borivali for additional authorized motion.
A high-level committee headed by an ADG of the RPF has been constituted to conduct a complete inquiry into the incident.
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