Mumbai: 25-year-old thief who cut fan cables on local trains held

Updated: Nov 15, 2016, 06:32 IST | Suraj Ojha

The Kurla RPF arrested a 25-year-old man on Sunday while he was escaping with cable wires that he had cut from a parked long distance train

Abhay Satam who was caught red-handed by the Kurla RPF

Is the fan in your stuffy train compartment not working? Chances are this man is responsible for that. The Kurla RPF arrested a 25-year-old man on Sunday while he was escaping with cable wires that he had cut from a parked long distance train. The thief, identified as Abhay Satam, said he roams the railway tracks at night and cuts and fan cable wires from local trains and AC cable wires from long distance trains.

"We caught him red-handed while he was cutting the AC cables from a train parked near Vidyavihar," said Suresh Atri, inspector, Kurla RPF.

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