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Three coaches of the Patna Rajdhani Express were looted on Sunday morning near Buxar in Bihar. Incident came to light as four passengers lodged a complaint with the railway police of 3 men looting their suitcases and thrashing them.

The passengers claimed that the attendant let the dacoits on board the train. One inspector and 4 constables have been suspended for negligence of duty while an official probe has been ordered.

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“We have suspended ASI Railway Police Force (RPF) in-charge of escort and also taking action against escort party for their failure to detect the incident of theft,” the railway police in Patna were quoted as saying.

Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhu tweeted on the incident, and asked the DG RPF to take up the issue with DG Police Bihar.