Shri Ravi Shankar, Inspector, Railway Protection Force (RPF), Gooty of Guntakal Division is awarded with Andhra Pradesh Police ‘Best Investigation Award-2019’. The Government Railway Police (GRP) staff, Dharmavaram Railway Station was also awarded with 3rd place.
The award has been bestowed to Shri Ravi Shankar for cracking a prime case in the month of November & December 2018 in which one unknown offender, seems to be a psychopath pushed four women from slow running train and committed robbery in which three women sustained simple injuries. The incident became sensational throughout the State of Andhra Pradesh and a team consisting of RPF, Guntakal Division and GRP personnel was formed and moved all over the Zone and after painstaking efforts nabbed the person responsible for the above crimes. The above Inspector, RPF along with 3 other RPF staff played an important role in nabbing the criminal and solving the case.